Katrina is an Associate Director in Osborne Clarke’s London office. She advises on a range of regulatory compliance issues including consumer protection, e-commerce, advertising and labelling.
Katrina is particularly experienced at advising food and drink manufacturers and technology companies on compliance with new regulation. She also supports her clients’ public affairs teams work in shaping new law.
Katrina advises on a range of regulatory compliance issues and advertising/marketing law. This typically includes advice on e-commerce and marketplace compliance with consumer law, consumer terms and conditions, promotions, copy clearance, labelling. She also advises on data protection and noncontentious Intellectual Property (IP) matters such as food certification mark and trade mark licenses.
Katrina regularly represents clients when dealing with the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), Trading Standards and other regulatory bodies: both defending clients when a complaint has been made and assisting clients in making complaints to regulators.
The food and technology industries hold a particular interest for Katrina and she is experienced in supporting food businesses through the consultation and implementation of regulatory change such as the Platforms for Business regulation and the new HFSS rules.
Katrina has worked in both private practice and has work on secondment at Google and Nestlé. In addition, before starting her career in law, she worked for ten years as a client manager advising global food and drink manufacturers on advertising and brand strategy. As a consequence of these experiences, she understands how the food and advertising industries work and offers practical, commercial solutions to business problems.