Katy Harries

Associate director


Katy joined the firm’s Know-how team at the beginning of 2022, having been a client facing lawyer for over ten years.

Along with the rest of the Know-how team, Katy focuses on keeping both clients and our lawyers up to date with all relevant developments affecting the pensions industry, including legislation, regulatory requirements and case law.

Her work includes:

  • drafting client briefings
  • managing and updating the firm’s precedents and knowledge management system
  • overseeing and developing our associate training programme.

Katy has a particular interest in dashboards, sitting on the firm’s dashboard group and speaking on the topic. She is also a member of the firm’s data protection, employer and pension transfer groups.

Memberships and Qualifications

Membership of professional bodies:
Association of Pension Lawyers (Full Member)

Career history

Qualified: 2009, England and Wales

Pensions experience: 2008

Joined Sackers: 2011

Employers: Slaughter and May (2007-2011)

Academic history


New College, Oxford (2001-2004)
BPP (London) Law School (2005-2007)

Degree: Psychology with Philosophy
Graduate Diploma in Law
Legal Practice Course

Further Information

Extracurricular interests and activities:

Cooking, walking (with a pub lunch along the way) and skiing (with a fondue at the top of the mountain).