Catherine is a business-focused commercial lawyer with particular experience of the technology, ecommerce and travel sectors. She trained at leading law firm Addleshaw Goddard gaining a strong background in technology law and outsourcing projects.
Her experience spans a wide range of sectors and clients (ICI Plc, The Automobile Association, Standard Chartered Bank, National Bingo Association, British Olympic Association) working on all manner of commercial contracts from straightforward supply and licensing agreements to full-scale systems outsourcing and complex commercial partnerships.
As former Group Legal Director and a trusted member of the lastminute.com board, Catherine is most at home working closely with business leaders to solve complex legal/commercial problems and manage business risk. She has proven track-record in building strong in-house legal teams, managing a network of external legal providers across multiple jurisdictions and keeping to tight budgets. Her broader business law experience includes advising on:
- Commercial contracts
- Commercial disputes and litigation
- Regulation and compliance (particularly relating to travel consumer protection and data privacy)
- Intellectual property rights
- Corporate structuring, disposals, joint ventures
- Outsourcing and strategic partnerships
- Sales and marketing
- Employee Issues
Catherine lives in Cheshire and can be contacted using our contact form.