Catherine has many years’ experience of advising on complex corporate and real estate matters and leads our Paris-based practices in both areas.

A large proportion of Catherine’s work involves acting on mergers and acquisitions, joint-venture, corporate reorganizations and equity and debt instrument issues for private and public companies and investors. She has an extensive and long-standing experience of cross-border transactions and inbound investments in a great variety of business sectors.

Her corporate law practice includes advising listed companies on corporate governance, market regulations and employee share schemes.

Catherine has also a significant experience in the transactional real estate field, including acquisitions and disposal, sale and lease back transactions and commercial leases. In connection with her real estate work, she has developed a solid knowledge of the hotel and leisure and retail sectors.

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1994, she is a graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and holds a master degree and a post graduate degree in business law from Paris I- Pantheon Sorbonne University. Before joining Osborne Clarke she had been a partner at Landwell & Associée (PwC) since 2002.