Fox & Partners

Catriona Watt

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Practice Areas

Catriona Watt specialises in contentious and non-contentious partnership law as well as employment and discrimination law. She advises professional firms, partners, senior executives and employers across a variety of sectors. Her experience includes advising on complex team move situations, in which there are usually restrictive covenants, fiduciary duties and potential forfeiture aspects, contentious exits from partnership structures, particularly in professional services, financial services and private equity, and other senior level employment and partnership issues. Catriona has particular experience in dealing with private equity partnership disputes.


Catriona Watt joined Fox (the predecessor firm to Fox & Partners) in 2008. Catriona is dual qualified in Scotland and England and Wales.

Professional Memberships

Catriona is a member of the Association of Partnership Practitioners, the Employment Lawyers Association and the International Barr Association (former Chair of the Young Lawyers Committee).


Articles on partnership and employment written by Catriona have appeared in various publications including Personnel Today, The Financial Times, the IBA Employment and Discrimination law newsletter and The Times and Catriona has been interviewed on national radio and prepared a webinar on partnership law disputes in financial services.