Cathy is the chair of Minter Ellison Rudd Watts, a leading New Zealand law firm. Cathy heads up its Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity team as well leading the firm’s dedicated China practice.
Cathy has been named one of the leading corporate and M & A lawyers in New Zealand in a number of international directories. She was named Best Australasian Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Lawyer at the Euromoney Australasian Women in Business Law Awards in 2013.
Cathy has also been a finalist in the ALB (Australasian Legal Business) dealmaker awards, nominated for a top Australasian woman in business award, and named one of the Hot 40 lawyers in Australasia in ALB Magazine. Cathy also received the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award in 2010.