Catherine Naylor is a partner in Gowling WLG's commercial litigation team in London. She leads the fraud, asset tracing, contentious insolvency and trusts litigation sub-team and helps her clients to resolve the full range of international disputes.
Catherine's highlights include acting on a $330 million dispute arising from the Madoff Ponzi scheme scandal, where she achieved a commercial settlement for her professional clients. Other highlights include acting on multiple cross-border asset recovery matters, including cross-border insolvency, defending a multi-million pound High Court claim for fraud against a former director of a fiduciary service provider, advising a global financial services client in relation to a sensitive regulatory investigation and pursuing former directors of a corporate for their alleged misfeasance.
Catherine brings commerciality to her advice, having spent over four years prior to qualifying as a lawyer working in industry. This experience includes three years with a multi-national manufacturer and distributor, dealing with internal communications, crisis management, mergers and acquisitions and HR/employment issues. She is recognised as a "next generation" partner in the Legal 500.