Catherine is a highly experienced commercial and corporate lawyer, qualified in both Scots and English law, with an impressive track record in a range of areas including joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, equity investments, commercial contracts, corporate governance and risk management.
She spent time at a number of the large corporate law firms – immediately before joining Kergan Stewart, now Davidson Chalmers Stewart, in 2013 she was a Partner at Brodies. Over nearly 25 years in practice she has developed specialist expertise in both the food and drink sector and the life sciences industry and has the ability to manage complex transactions very effectively. Her clients include businesses at all stages of the growth cycle, from start up to listed public companies.
Catherine’s non executive and voluntary posts, together with her role as general counsel for a number of businesses, help her to understand the many challenges facing growing companies today and to provide commercial and practical advice. She also tutors on corporate law on the Diploma in Legal Practice at Glasgow University.
In her spare time, Catherine enjoys the Scottish fresh air and spends time gardening, walking with her kids and dog, and doing yoga. She also volunteers with DSL.