• Company & Commercial, Employment

    • Katherine

    • Senior Associate
    • Experience

    • Acting for a mailing solutions business on the acquisition/purchase of this business by large technology managed services business based in the South West of England
    • Acting on behalf of an established retail bank in relation to a large commercial loan of £5m
    • Assisting an online property start-up business in a full review of its existing and required legal documentation (online terms and conditions, policies, employment documentation, non-disclosure agreements) in preparation for launch and procuring investment
    • Acting for a family business in the sale of their lettings business to a large property management company for £210,000
    • Preparing and negotiating a Master Services Agreement for use by a worldwide technology consultancy business
    • Leading the purchase shares in a restaurant business in Mayfair
    • Assisting with a complex restructure of a high-profile restaurant business
    • Meet Katherine

    • After completing her formal studies at the College of Law in Guildford, Katherine worked in local government before joining Lawrence Stephens as a Trainee Solicitor in 2009.

      After qualifying in December 2011, Katherine joined our Corporate team, regularly advising clients on a wide range of commercial matters, from terms and conditions to shareholders’ agreements and employment contracts.

      Katherine also works on share and asset sales, acquisitions, mergers, restructuring and other corporate transactions, regularly supporting clients with the closure of deals varying in scale and scope. Her diverse client portfolio includes individuals and businesses across in the food, media, health, sport and property sectors.

      Katherine also has significant experience in banking and is part of the firm’s secured lending team, regularly liaising with banks on corporate matters and their standard banking documentation.

      Outside work, her interests include rambling, swimming, yoga and reading.

    • "We're a fast-growing business which deals with large multi-national corporations and Katherine plays a very important role for us. Katherine has clearly invested the time to understand what we do and I genuinely believe that she has the best interests of our business at heart. Also, she is very responsive and always on hand to translate some complex legal issues into language we are comfortable with." Warren Hutchinson - Else London