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Catherine Doran

| Call 2008

Profile: Overview

Catherine has a broad-based Chancery practice, with a particular interest in insolvency and property law. In 2014 she was appointed Junior Counsel to the Crown (HM Attorney General's C Panel).Catherine frequently appears before Masters, Judges and Registrars in the High Court, on behalf of private and government clients. She recently appeared in the Court of Appeal for the successful respondents. 


Experience and Expertise

Catherine has a Chancery practice, with an emphasis on insolvency and property law. She undertakes a range of advisory and drafting work for individuals, companies and government departments.

Catherine appears for both debtors and petitioners in the Companies Court and the Bankruptcy Court. She also deals with company law more generally. Catherine has a particular interest in directors' disqualification, acting the Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills, the Official Receiver and directors.

She has considerable experience in the county courts and First Tier Tribunal acting for landlords and tenants in cases involving possession, forfeiture and service charges. She has also advised on various issues arising from residential and business tenancies. Catherine frequently appears for mortgagees intervening in forfeiture situations.


Cases and Work of Note




Catherine read law at Trinity College, Cambridge, where she was elected president of her college law society and was twice awarded the Lizette Bentwich prize. She was an Inner Temple Exhibitioner during her BVC year and was called to the Bar in 2008. She joined Chambers as a tenant in October 2009 after completing pupillage here.



Chancery Bar Association


Other Details

VAT Registration Number: 116580717

Bar Membership Number: 54371


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Catherine Doran
"Catherine is intelligent and flexible in her approach."

Instructing Solicitor