Extremely calm under pressure and pragmatic in dealing with challenges. Chambers UK

Overview

Catherine is a partner in Ogier’s Private Wealth team in Guernsey advising on a variety of non-contentious as well as contentious matters. A Guernsey Advocate, she advises on a range of private wealth structures including trusts and foundations, working closely with fiduciary service providers and high net worth individuals.
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  • Background & experience

    Catherine advises fiduciary service providers, intermediaries and high net worth individuals in relation to a range of private wealth structures from a non-contentious as well as a contentious perspective. She advises on the creation, administration and reorganisation of trusts, foundations and corporate structures as well as regulatory matters and pension and succession advice.  

    Catherine has been described by clients as ‘super smart’ and ‘a good lawyer who knows her stuff’ who is ‘extremely calm under pressure and pragmatic in dealing with challenges’ (Chambers UK Guide and Chambers HNW Guide).

    Catherine has been named in ePrivateclient’s Top 35 under 35 in the Channel Islands and the UK (2019) and Citywealth’s Top 100 International Powerwomen (2019) and won Woman of the Year - Rising Star – Silver at the Citywealth Powerwomen Awards (2020).

    Catherine is a full STEP member and has spoken at a number of STEP lectures both locally and internationally.

    Catherine is fluent in Spanish.

    Admitted in:

    • 2012 - Guernsey
    • 2010 - England and Wales (non-practising)
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  • Recognition

    Extremely calm under pressure and pragmatic in dealing with challenges. Chambers UK
    One to Watch Private Client Global Elite, 2021
    Up and Coming Chambers UK
    Woman of the Year - Rising Star – Silver Citywealth Powerwomen Awards, 2020
    Top 35 under 35 ePrivateclient, Channel Islands and UK, 2019
    Excellent all-round expertise. Chambers High Net Worth Guide
    A promising young lawyer in the team. Chambers High Net Worth Guide
    A good lawyer who knows her stuff. Chambers High Net Worth Guide
    Expertly deals with drafting and technical issues. Catherine has partner-level acumen in those fields and is a rising star. Legal 500 UK
    Very good, efficient, effective and shows real promise for the future. Chambers High Net Worth Guide
    Super smart, gets where you're trying to get to and is really collaborative. Client feedback