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Catherine Manning, Principal Associate

Catherine Manning

Principal Associate


French (fluent)

Practice areas

  • Aerospace, defence and security
  • Automotive
  • Chemicals
  • Energy and infrastructure
  • Environment
  • Industrial engineering
  • Technology, Media and Telecoms

Practice notes

Catherine is an environmental lawyer in the EHS (Environment, Health and Safety) team. Catherine is a Principle Associate specialising in non-contentious environmental and health and safety matters.

Catherine has extensive experience in advising on highly complex and specialised environmental issues. Chemicals related work is a particular specialism, including in respect of REACH, CLP and the Biocidal Products Regulation. She routinely advises clients on strategic issues including Brexit, responding to regulatory audits, dealing with customers and suppliers and potential disputes (including data sharing disputes).

Catherine’s practice regularly involves coordinating and managing multi-jurisdictional projects. Catherine’s recent projects have included leading an international environmental permit review project for a chemicals manufacturer, an EU biocidal compliance project for an oil field service provided, an EU chemical compliance project for a car manufacturer and EU packaging waste projects for a food manufacturer and a retailer.

Catherine regularly provides EHS input into corporate and property transactions and due diligence exercises, including advising and providing drafting to allocate environmental liability. She routinely works with environmental consultants.

Catherine regularly speaks at conferences on EHS issues.