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Catriona Watt

London, UK UK Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Partnership: Contentious , Employment: Senior Executive
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Partnership: Contentious - UK-wide

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Catriona Watt wins praise from sources as a "very dynamic, client-focused and astute" solicitor who is "sensible, pragmatic and focused on the objectives and outcome of a case." She handles a broad range of highly sensitive and contentious partnership matters, including compulsory retirements, partner exits and sexual harassment allegations.
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Employment: Senior Executive - London (Firms)

Band 3

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Catriona Watt is noted for her astute advice to senior executives. She regularly advises clients on cases involving discrimination, whistle-blowing and restrictive covenants.
"She has very good strategic acumen - she is responsive and manages the team very effectively to get results, sometimes in a very fast-moving situation." "She is a superb lawyer."
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Practice Areas

Catriona Watt specialises in contentious partnership law as well as employment and discrimination law. She advises professional firms, partners, senior executives and employers across a variety of sectors.

Catriona often advises on complex team move situations in which there are usually restrictive covenant, fiduciary duties and potential forfeiture aspects, as well as senior level disputes and contentious exits from partnership structures in professional services, financial services, insurance and private equity. She advises on other senior level employment and partnership issues and has particular experience in dealing with private equity partnership disputes.

Where litigation cannot be avoided, Catriona draws on her experience of litigating partnership and employment disputes in the High Court, Employment Tribunal and arbitration.

Career

Catriona Watt joined Fox in 2008. Catriona is dual qualified in Scotland and England and Wales.

Professional Memberships

Member of the Association of Partnership Practitioners, Employment Lawyers Association and International Bar Association (former Chair of the Young Lawyers Committee).

Publications

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.

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Catriona Watt

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