Medical Product Liability & Mass Litigation Solicitor
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.
LL.B Law, 2015
Diploma in Professional Legal Practice, 2016
Law Society of Scotland
Scottish Young Lawyers’ Association
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