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Catherine Kay

Catherine Kay

+44 (0) 161 234 8861
+44 (0) 161 234 8840

My specialist area

Construction and engineering - dealing with construction work including procurement, contract drafting and approval, planning and tendering of projects, terms of engagement of the members of the professional team, bonds, warranties, guarantees, Letters of Intent and project funding.

Sector experience includes a balance of both public and private sector work from education and healthcare to secured lending and general development work.

I qualified in

1996 (England & Wales)
2000 (New South Wales and the High Court of Australia)

What it's like to work at George Davies

The annual team charity challenge usually keeps us on our toes whether we are climbing the Yorkshire 3 peaks or participating in triathlons. I love the team spirit!

My professional memberships/ networks

Association UK and Australian Lawyers
The Society of Construction Lawyers

What clients say about me

"Catherine Kay has proved to be an excellent addition...she is both knowledgeable and friendly in her tone..."

"Catherine Kay of George Davies Solicitors LLP has been referred to as “sharp as a knife.” Clients value “her guidance, which was invaluable in finding the correct approach.” Chambers and Partners UK, 2012

"Associate Catherine Kay at George Davies Solicitors LLP is recommended on the non-contentious side" Legal 500, 2011

"Associates Catherine Kay and Kelvin Parry are both recommended." Legal 500, 2012

"Catherine Kay of George Davies Solicitors LLP is praised by sources as a "very capable" lawyer. She has experience in advising on matters relating to student accommodation, schools, utilities and retail developments." Chambers and Partners UK, 2013

My experience/ cases of note

I was extremely pleased to be recommended in Legal 500 2010 for my non-contentious construction work and shortlisted as a finalist in the Lawyer of the Year Awards for UK Assistant Solicitor of the Year. 

My additional qualifications

New South Wales Qualified - construction law experience of multi million dollar infrastructure and building development projects.

MSc Construction Law and Operation, University of Salford, School For The Build Environment (Distinction) Graduated 2012

What I do when I'm not at work

I enjoy taking part in and watching most sports.