From Chambers & Partners UK 2022:
“She is extremely sympathetic and sensitive towards clients.”
From Chambers & Partners UK 2023:
“Catherine…. knows how to handle complex cases and provides pragmatic solutions. She is personable, very friendly and has an empathic approach.”
“She always has her eyes on the final goal to get the best outcome and treats her clients with utmost care and respect.”
“Catherine inspires confidence. She is … thoughtful about keeping costs reasonable for her clients.”
Catherine practises the full range of private family law cases and has particular expertise in complex and international financial matters. She is a known expert on the esoteric European Maintenance Regulation and advises many clients all over the world on cross-border maintenance disputes. Catherine’s career in family law began with seven years at top-tier firm Hughes Fowler Carruthers Limited.
Catherine is also a trained Collaborative Lawyer and a member of Resolution.
In recent years, Catherine has developed an expertise in bitterly fought children cases, which have often involved parental alienation and abuse.
Catherine is highly respected amongst other family lawyers for being a fierce and tenacious yet reasonable litigator. She is known by her clients for combining great empathy and sensitivity with the ability to provide accurate and realistic advice.
Catherine speaks fluent French and Nepalese and also speaks German to an intermediate level.
Catherine has acted on the following reported case:
- X v Y (Permission to Appeal)  EWHC 1713 (Fam)
Ranked in Chambers & Partners UK 2022 and 2023