Felicity Towers, LawNet
This month's 'In The Chair' features LawNet's Learning & Event's Coordinator, Felicity Towers. Felicity joined the LawNet team this year and some of you may have already met her at some of our free CPD training events.
How would others describe you in three words?
Friendly, perfectionist, honest
What was your favourite subject at school and why?
Probably English, I was quite the book worm at school and my English teacher was great at interacting with the class.
What has been your best professional moment to date?
Sticking with and pursuing a career in events.
Tell us about the most interesting or most surprising aspect of your job thus far?
There is a constant supply of biscuits and cake in the office, great novelty... I fear this could become a problem for me!
If you could go back in time and give your younger self one piece of advice, what would it be?
Don’t be afraid to make mistakes, do what you want to do...cheesy but true.
What has been your most embarrassing professional moment to date?
I managed to lock myself out of reception when I worked in a hotel and had to awkwardly climb over the desk in front of a queue of customers wanting to check in.
Who (or what) inspires you?
A couple of friends and family (not that I would ever admit it to them), they persevere through what life throws at them and it does not faze them.
If you had the chance to compete in the Olympics, what would be your chosen event?
Hmm... I’m not the best at sports so I think I would have to go for sprinting, at least it would be over quickly!
If you could only eat one type of food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Is chocolate to much of an obvious answer? Anything with chocolate in or on it is generally the way forward when it comes to me!
What is your favourite film (or a favourite book?)
This is difficult, I have a number of favourite films, including ‘Leon: The Professional’ and a classic, ‘The Lion King’.
Name one of your favourite places in the world (a travel destination, or even a favourite pub/restaurant)
Shropshire, where I grew up, it is a beautiful place and holds a lot of amazing memories for me.
Finish the following sentences:
By this time next year… I will have mastered how to get around London.
If I won the lottery I would... donate money to an environmental charity and see the world.