Catherine is head of Osborne Clarke's Regulatory Group and is a Partner in our Commercial and Regulatory Disputes team. Her practice is focused on advising clients on EU and UK business regulation, regulatory investigations, crisis management, enforcement and prosecutions. She advises on dealing with economic regulators as well as the full range of other UK and EU regulatory bodies. She is a recognised expert in public and utilities regulated procurement and advises on all aspects of the procurement process. Her clients include suppliers, public bodies and utilities. Catherine has also been involved in some of the leading UK High Court procurement challenges and advises on challenging EU institution procurements in Luxembourg. .Catherine qualified as a lawyer in 2001 at Freshfields, qualified as a solicitor advocate in 2004 and has been a Partner at Osborne Clarke since 2011.

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+44 117 917 3600

Areas of Practice



  • Year Qualified



    The College of Law, London 1997-1999
    York University, Toronto 1995-1996
    Oxford University 1992-1995


    Law Society
    Procurement Lawyers Association
    Health and Safety Lawyers Association


    CPE, LPC
    MSc, Biology
    BSc Biological Sciences- First