At Thompson’s we would like to reassure all our clients that as far as possible we are operating as normal. The health and safety of our staff and clients is our primary concern during this outbreak and as such we are reviewing the situation on a regular basis and will be adapting our working practices following government guidelines. However, we have had to make some minor changes to how we are doing things.

Following Government guidelines, we have temporarily closed all of our offices and our staff are now all working from home using secure technologies to ensure they are able to continue to progress with existing and new cases as normal. All face to face meetings have been cancelled, however we are continuing to hold these meetings via phone and video calls. All the team are contactable on their direct dial numbers and email should you need to speak with your solicitor, please do not hesitate to talk to us about anything during this time.

We know these are uncertain and unsettling times for many of our clients, and the wider population, and things might look a little different for the foreseeable future. But our focus remains on our dedication, knowledge and strength that we provide to all our clients. We will continue to provide updates over the coming days and weeks in accordance with official guidelines and to keep everyone informed of the situation.

As always, for any concerns, advice and updates on your case; Talk to Thompsons.

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Please be assured that during the current COVID-19 outbreak, myself and the wider team at Thompsons are still working as normal for all our clients and making good progress on individual cases.  However, I understand that during these unsettling times you may have concerns and queries about your personal case and circumstances.  Please don’t hesitate to talk to me directly on the details below.

Contact Details

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Telephone number: 0131 473 6436

Job Title

Medical Product Liability & Mass Litigation Solicitor

About Catherine

With experience in immigration law and homelessness, Catherine’s interest in legal frameworks for human rights and social justice brought her to Thompsons.

Catherine joined Thompsons in 2015 while still at university, before training and qualifying into her current role within the Mass Litigation Team.

She has responsibility for a mixture of complex medical product liability cases, including claims arising from the PIP breast implant scandal (litigated in the Court of Session, Supreme Court, and France’s Supreme Court) and cases arising from the infected blood scandal. Her caseload also comprises of highly sensitive litigation, including claims arising from the baby ashes scandal and historic childhood sexual abuse.

As chairperson of the Edinburgh Charities Committee & Edinburgh Social Committee, she enjoys being able to take part in the two things she loves most; helping people and organising nights out!

Catherine graduated with LL.B Law from The University of Glasgow before undertaking her postgraduate studies at Strathclyde University. While at The University of Glasgow she was a founding member of the Student Worker’s Society, set up to help and assist the university’s student worker body.

Throughout her studies Catherine was a voluntary citizen advocate for the Glasgow Homelessness Network, helping local people with housing and welfare issues.

Qualifications

LL.B Law, 2015

Diploma in Professional Legal Practice, 2016

Professional Memberships

Law Society of Scotland

Notary Public

Scottish Young Lawyers’ Association

 

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