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Heather Paterson, Senior Associate

Heather Paterson

Senior Associate


Mandarin Chinese - fluent, German - intermediate, French - intermediate

Practice areas

  • Commercial agreements
  • Consumer
  • Energy and infrastructure
  • Food and drink
  • Retail
  • Transport

Practice notes

Heather is a Senior Associate in our Corporate and Commercial team. She specialises in commercial contracts and infrastructure projects work, advising both public and private sector clients on a range of contractual documentation.

Heather has experience in drafting, reviewing and advising on a variety of general commercial contracts including supply agreements, distribution agreements, confidentiality agreements and standard terms and conditions. She also regularly undertakes due diligence exercises for corporate transactions in relation to both commercial contracts and PPP project documentation.

Heather’s recent experience includes:

  • drafting and advising on a selective distribution agreement for a New Zealand-based manufacturer;
  • carrying out due diligence and advising in relation to a high-profile strategic acquisition for an industry leading retailer;
  • acting for a global environmental services company in its tender to remediate landfill and design, build, finance, and operate a new energy from waste plant supplying electricity and heat to the local utility companies; and
  • coordinating and advising on the UK element of a multi-jurisdictional review of an industry-leading manufacturer’s standard terms and conditions.