DLA litigation solicitor elected to chair TSG

Nadia Akhtar, a solicitor at DLA in Manchester, has been elected as chair of the Trainee Solicitors&#39 Group (TSG) for the coming year.

Akhtar, who specialises in insurance litigation, will be taking forward the TSG&#39s campaign to increase the minimum salary for trainees, as well as its new calls for better Law Society protection for paralegals.

Other key members of the TSG&#39s new committee include Genevieve Monclin, a first-year trainee at Clyde & Co as vice-chair, Steve Rees-Davies, a second-year trainee at Hill Dickinson as treasurer, and Nikki Fitches, a first-year trainee with Steele & Co as publicity officer.

Full details about the new committee and news of other campaigns can be found on the TSG&#39s revamped website – www.tsg.org.