Khatidja is the Strategy & Operations Executive at Aspiring Solicitors. Khatidja previously held the role of Talent Development Executive and originally joined Aspiring Solicitors as an Employabilty Consultant.
Khatidja studied Law with European Study at university and set her sights on becoming a corporate lawyer as she was interested in both the legal and business worlds. Khatidja undertook several vacation schemes and completed her training contract at Linklaters. On qualification, Khatidja decided to pursue a career in graduate recruitment and has worked at Linklaters, Latham & Watkins and Freshfields recruiting trainees. Whilst working within graduate recruitment, Khatidja developed a passion for diversity and social mobility initiatives and transitioned into the third sector joining SEO London as Head of Corporate Law. During this time, Khatidja supported numerous candidates from less represented backgrounds to achieve their aspirations of becoming commercial lawyers.
Khatidja brings to Aspiring Solicitors her insight into life as a trainee and her experience in graduate recruitment and the third sector during which she trained and mentored many candidates.