Cate Cussell Cate is a property solicitor and partner in a local law firm. She qualified as a solicitor in 2014 and was made partner in 2016. During her time as a solicitor Cate has enjoyed learning more about the local area and community through the work she does with the firm. Cate has also made strong links with local businesses and community interests alike. Outside of work Cate lives with her husband and cockerpoo Ruby, who all enjoy trips to the beach. Cate is also a trustee for a local homeless charity and is passionate about local issues so was very excited to be approached about an opportunity on the board with Next Chapter.