Katrina is an Associate in Osborne Clarke’s London commercial team and advises on a range of commercial issues. She is particularly experienced at advising food manufacturers and consumer brand owners on advertising, food regulation and general commercial matters.
This typically includes advice on promotions, copy clearance, labelling, defending clients against Advertising Standards Authority complaints and compliance with food & alcohol regulation. She is particularly good at supporting businesses through the consultation and implementation of regulatory change such as the new rules on advertising HFSS foods to children. In addition Katrina advises on data protection and noncontentious Intellectual Property (IP) matters such as food certification mark and trade mark licenses.
Before Katrina retrained as a solicitor she worked for ten years as a client manager advising food and drink manufacturers on advertising and brand strategy. During this time Katrina worked with some of the biggest food and drink manufacturers and across a global portfolio of brands.
Katrina trained with CMS Cameron McKenna LLP. As part of this training she was seconded to Nestlé’s in-house legal team for seven months.