Catherine is an experienced lawyer specialising in corporate, commercial and charity law. She worked in a city centre law firm from 2008 and joined Worthingtons as a Partner in 2018. She represents companies, charities, social enterprises, housing associations, local authorities and schools. Catherine advises charity trustees, company directors and committee members and supports their senior management teams. She advises business owners in all matters including shareholder arrangements and investor agreements, setting up a company, restructuring, contracts and buying and selling businesses.
Catherine has been recognised as a Up and Coming Lawyer by Chambers UK for her expertise in Charities.
Catherine contributes regularly to the Worthingtons’ client newsletter and writes articles for publication on the firm’s website, as well as in the Belfast Telegraph newspaper.
Catherine has an excellent reputation for her comprehensive expertise in charity law with a high level of technical knowledge.
The Supreme Court delivered a recent landmark judgment for charity law in Lehtimaki v Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (UK) and others confirming that members of all charitable companies owe fiduciary duties...