Catherine Byers - Associate Director and Solicitor Qualified to practise in England and Wales
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Catherine Byers

Associate Director and Solicitor Qualified to practise in England and Wales

[email protected] 01792277865 01792277565 Catherine Byers is a Welsh Speaker

About Catherine

Catherine joined Morgan LaRoche in 2023, having previously worked for a number of national and international law firms both in the UK and abroad. She specialises in corporate law matters, including:

  • Share and business sales and purchases
  • Joint ventures
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Private equity transactions
  • Reorganisations
  • Corporate governance matters

Catherine advises across a wide range of business sectors and has particular experience and expertise in energy sector transactions.

Catherine speaks fluent German, and Welsh as a second language. She also speaks some Russian.

Professional Experience

  • Associate Director at Morgan LaRoche Limited 2023
  • Solicitor at Alun Thomas & John, Aberystwyth 2021 – 2022
  • Senior Associate Solicitor at Baker Botts LLP, London office 2012-2013
  • Senior Associate Solicitor at CMS, Moscow office 2008-2012
  • Associate Solicitor at CMS, Stuttgart office 2006 – 2008
  • Secondment to Compass Group Plc 2005
  • Junior Associate Solicitor at Hammond Suddards Edge, Birmingham office 2004-2006
  • Trainee Solicitor at Hammond Suddards Edge (various offices) and including a secondment to Advantica Limited (now part of DNV GL) 2002-2004

Education

  • LLM in International and Comparative Petroleum Law and Policy from Dundee University (Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy) 2012
  • Admittance as a German Solicitor (now relinquished) 2008
  • Admittance as a Solicitor of England and Wales September 2004
  • Legal Practice Course, Cardiff University 2002
  • LLB in Law with German Law, University of Birmingham (with third year spent at Bayreuth University in Bavaria) 2001
Catherine Byers - Associate Director and Solicitor Qualified to practise in England and Wales