International legal practice Osborne Clarke has hired Katie Vickery as Partner in its litigation practice group. Katie joins the firm from Eversheds LLP, where she was Partner for just under six years.
A respected international compliance and regulatory lawyer, Katie specialises in advising clients on global compliance systems and meeting regulatory requirements in multiple markets. She provides strategic business advice on major compliance projects and disputes in the areas of food, health and safety, product and consumer protection law. Working regularly across a number of jurisdictions, she has sector expertise in the food, Retail and Consumer and Tech, Media and Comms sectors.
Katie is recognised in the legal directories for both product liability and health and safety, as being ‘exceptional”, having ‘excellent knowledge of her practice area’ and providing ‘sound advice, gravitas and credibility’. She studied law at University College, London and qualified in 2001. Katie worked for a number of years at Pinsent Masons before going on to join Eversheds LLP in 2005. Katie qualified as a solicitor-advocate (Higher Courts – Criminal) in 2006.
Catherine Wolfenden, Head of Osborne Clarke’s Regulatory Group said:
“We’re seeing a real growth in demand across all our sectors for strategic regulatory and compliance support, and Katie’s renowned client service and broad technical expertise will help us meet that demand.
“Katie’s international background and sector insight makes her a perfect fit for Osborne Clarke and its international clients. She will be another great female role model in our partnership. We can’t wait to have her on board.”