Catherine is an established name in employment law where she covers the full remit of both contentious and non contentious advice. Catherine read law at Oxford University, qualifying as a barrister in 1988 before requalifying as a solicitor in 1995.
Catherine has been a Partner and Head of Employment Team at several top 20 UK law firms including Eversheds and Hammonds (now Squire Saunders) in London, Leeds and Cambridge. An experienced Employment Tribunal advocate, Catherine has particular expertise in discrimination, whistleblowing and business reorganisations and redundancies as well as executive severances.
Her focus is on providing high quality employment law advice to both corporate and third sector organisations and high net worth private clients and senior executives.
“Catherine Wilson is an outstanding solicitor with extensive knowledge. She is very decisive and clear. Excellent communications skills and always on hand to answer any HR issues that may occur. Very prompt service”
Legal 500 September 2020
“Catherine Wilson’s highly strategic approach is extremely effective for advising high profile executives..she has a unique ability to understand her client’s needs and flexes her style to the particular circumstances. Extremely knowledgeable and innovative”
Catherine is a former Chair of the Mary Ward Legal Centre and is currently a Board Trustee of the Bradford Diocesan Academies Trust and Chair of Governors at Westminster C of E Primary School in Bradford.