Catherine is a Partner in the Employment team.

Her expertise lies across all areas of Employment Law and HR practice, ranging from contentious Tribunal work and non-contentious matters including the drafting of directors’ service agreements, employment contracts, policies and procedures and training businesses on their implementation.

Catherine advises on general day-to-day HR queries, disciplinary and grievance issues, collective and individual redundancy processes and TUPE.

During her career Catherine has worked with a wide range of clients in varied roles as a solicitor, Director of HR for a multi-academy trust, and for more than four years as an employment law and HR consultant.   

Recent examples of Catherine's work include: 

  • supporting a local Multi-Academy Trust which runs several Teesside schools,
  • working in a consultancy capacity to the Administrators of the well-known Cleveland Bridge & Engineering Company on the closure of its site in Darlington.