Be confident and show you have a little something about you.
Tell Us About
I'm Indya Vengatasamy
Occupation: Assistant Team Leader Commercial Clerk
Professional/Sector Specialism: Legal/Barrister’s Chambers
Company: St Philips Chambers
Which inspirational quote describes you best?
"Everything happens for a reason"
What do you love about the Midlands region?
I grew up in Bath until I was 14 and then my family moved to Bristol. I moved up to Birmingham 3 years ago for my job and because I fancied a new challenge!
Tell us about your interests and hobbies?
I go to the gym regularly and like to travel and socialise. This year has been eventful as I completed my first Wolf Run in April and have been to Vegas, France and Switzerland and planning to go to Stockholm later this year.
What have been the best part of 2017 for you so far?
Surprising my brother by going to Las Vegas to watch him get married!
What are your career goals/aspirations?
To become Senior Clerk or Director of Clerking in a Chambers abroad.
What challenges do you face on a daily basis?
Technology – Computers seem to hate me (although probably user error!)
Can you tell us what is your most favourite aspect of your role?
How fast paced my role is and how every day is different.
What has been your greatest career milestone to date?
Becoming Team Leader Assistant in my current role and a supervisor at 20 in a national law firm.
Who has been your inspiration both personally and professionally?
My personal inspiration would be my sister, she has completed a first class degree, started two businesses and moved cities all whilst juggling being a mother.
What would you like to achieve in the future?
I would love to travel the world but in particular, America. I’d also like to become fluent in French.
What advice or tips of positivity would you like to share with others?
Be confident and show you have a little something about you and try to give everything a go.