DLA litigation solicitor elected to chair TSG

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

Akhtar, who specialises in insurance litigation, will be taking forward the TSG’s 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’s 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’s revamped website – www.tsg.org.