Before completing her articles of law and being admitted as an attorney in South Africa Kate Elliott spend spent time working and traveling overseas, exposing her to many different cultures and work environments. She is currently practicing as associate at a busy general practice firm in Cape Town. She holds the degrees BA and LLB from the University of Cape Town and works in a number of areas of law with a particular focus on franchise and contract law. Kate is a good listener and has a great passion for resolving disputes in such a way as to achieve a positive and constructive result for all parties involved. She has successfully completed the Commercial Law Mediation training through UCT and is a member of the MiM association of mediators.