Advocates Library Parliament House Edinburgh EH1 1RF
Year of Call: 2008
Catherine practices in a number of areas of civil law, focusing on property related and contractual disputes. She also has considerable experience in cases arising from sequestration, advising both trustees and other interested parties. Much of her work is in advising landlords and tenants, landowners and purchasers, neighbours and local authorities in relation to a wide range of disputes involving property, leases and conveyancing. She also often acts for lenders seeking to enforce standard securities. Her experience of professional negligence work has to date related mainly to architects and solicitors. She has acted for both pursuers and defenders in a number of reparation cases. Catherine has also appeared before the Employment Tribunal, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Tribunal and before the disciplinary tribunal of a professional body. She is a CEDR accredited mediator and has degrees in philosophy as well as law.