Catherine Overton

Catherine Overton


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Catherine Overton is a Partner in Walkers' London office where she is a member of the firm's Global Finance and Corporate Groups.

Catherine advises on both Cayman Islands law and BVI law aspects of a broad range of finance and corporate transactions.


She specialises in all aspects of finance and corporate matters including debt, equity, equity-linked and asset-backed securities, securitisations, debt-based capital markets, structured finance, derivatives and structured products, repackagings, collateralised bond and loan offerings, note programmes, commercial paper and depository receipt programmes, convertible debt and warrants issues, equity and equity-linked transactions (including preference share financings), asset finance and general corporate and banking and finance matters.

She also specialises in restructuring and insolvency matters.

Prior to joining Walkers, Catherine trained and qualified at Clifford Chance where she was based in the London office from 2005 to 2012. During her time at Clifford Chance she completed a nine-month secondment at HSBC. She worked for Berwin Leighton Paisner from 2012 to 2016 where she specialised in structured finance, capital markets, restructuring and real estate finance transactions.

Admitted in:
The British Virgin Islands
England & Wales (not practising)

BA (Hons), Oxford University, Somerville College
MA (Oxon)

2020 Legal 500 - (Offshore) Rising Star

2019 Legal 500 - (Offshore) Rising Star

2018 Legal 500 - (Offshore) Recommended Lawyer

2017 Legal 500 - (Offshore) Recommended Lawyer