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Karen Watton

Karen

Careers Consultant for Laws and CCLS

Email: k.watton@qmul.ac.uk
Telephone: 020 7882 3691

Profile

Karen is a Careers Consultant working primarily with postgraduate students at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies. Having graduated with a law degree from King’s College London, she qualified as a barrister and practised law in the City and overseas for 13 years. She specialised in international trusts, working in-house within the financial services sector; and in private practice, including for Stephenson Harwood & Lo in Hong Kong and Walkers Global in the Cayman Islands.

Broadening her skills, Karen taught Legal & Business English; spent 5 years with a boutique Careers Consultancy; and was a director within the legal publishing & technology company, LexisNexis. She has extensive experience in interviewing candidates and in helping people make their applications stand out from the crowd.

Karen has a longstanding interest in the arts and has recently completed a degree in Fine Art.

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