Pam Kenworthy qualified as a solicitor in 1982 and was awarded an OBE for services to Legal Aid in June. After ten years as a solicitor and partner at Thompsons the trade union practice specialising in personal injury and discrimination law she went into teaching and lectured in employment law at both Sheffield universities and Sheffield College where she taught the ILEX course. On returning to legal practice Pam became a partner in regional law firm Howells in 1994 and from 2007 headed up their publicly funded telephone advice services (Community Legal Advice) delivering high volume legal advice in social welfare law and most recently discrimination law. In addition she managed two Community Legal Advice Centres. She was a member of the Low Commission which reported in January on a sustainable future for social welfare advice and is now working as a legal services consultant and trainer. She specialises in individual and organisational people matters including leadership coaching & training, performance & quality management, employee engagement, staffing & HR issues, restructuring & strategic resource management including use of new technology to achieve improved client delivery & profitability.