Catherine is an Associate in the Corporate Division. She works in the Banking and Finance team in Edinburgh.
Catherine provides expert legal advice to a wide range of clients including financial institutions, banks and building societies. She has extensive knowledge in banking finance, retail banking, consumer finance, corporate law, regulatory compliance and governance.
Due to her expertise, Catherine has spent time on secondment with a UK High Street bank and a challenger bank.
Along with advising on specific products, Catherine advises on wider financial services regulatory compliance. She is happy to help firms make sure they Treat Customers Fairly (TCF) in designing end-to-end customer journeys or correcting past mistakes. Catherine has worked on rectification and remediation projects, debt sale projects and projects implementing legal and regulatory change. This work involves balancing legal and commercial risk whilst ensuring customers are treated fairly.
Catherine is also happy to help with queries on FCA permissions, such as lending and credit broking, and the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR).