Catherine is a civil litigator and advises clients on a range of complex issues, with a particular focus on insolvency and banking.
Catherine joined PCB Litigation in November 2017. Before joining PCB she worked in the litigation team of a large UK bank, advising on banking and general commercial issues. Prior to that Catherine was a civil litigator and Crown prosecutor for the Office of the Crown Solicitor, Auckland. Catherine has particular experience in the insolvency, recoveries and enforcement area, often working with insolvency practitioners within multinational accountancy firms. She has experience in regulatory prosecution and has conducted jury trials and other criminal hearings.
Catherine was admitted to the bar in New Zealand in 2013 and is enrolled as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand. She has acted and appeared as both junior and sole counsel in the New Zealand District Court, High Court and Court of Appeal. Catherine holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Politics from the University of Otago, and spent a semester studying at the University of St Gallen, Switzerland.