Cat specialises in the drafting and negotiation of significant commercial, IP, technology and e-commerce contracts across a broad range of sectors. With substantial in-house experience from multiple secondments, she has real insight and understanding of how legal advisers can best support the needs of businesses.
A partner heading up our commercial team in Manchester and head of our fashion and beauty sector, Cat is an experienced adviser on all manners of contracts from supply chain arrangements, manufacturing, warehousing and logistics, outsourcing and facilities management projects, consortium arrangements, collaboration agreements and R&D contracts, ICT supply and procurement, consumer sales, website and e-commerce platform development to endorsement and sponsorship deals and the protection and exploitation of IP.
Recognised in Legal 500 UK 2021 as a Next Generation Partner for Intellectual Property and Corporate and Commercial (North-West) she is known for her “technically astute advice which fits the business” (Legal 500 UK (2019)).
Advising British dairy co-operative on a key cheese supply contract.
Client manager for the in-house retainer model of a leading beauty brand including advising on endorsement deals, influencer agreements and distribution arrangements
Working with a CBD company on a celebrity endorsement deal and associated arrangements to support a key marketing campaign.
Supporting a large charitable organisation on the engagement of commercial participators.
The war on plastic is being taken to a new level, and businesses that don’t consider sourcing recycled packaging materials could face costly implications.
Browne Jacobson’s Manchester based corporate lawyers have advised tech enabled shipping and logistics service provider, World Options on its majority buyout by Italian headquartered MBE Worldwide (“MBE”) for an undisclosed sum.
Amongst the measures being introduced are new rules on online reviews, price reduction promotions, enhanced rights for free digital consumers, GDPR-style fines and information requirements on online markets.