Catherine Simpson

Catherine is a Senior Associate Solicitor at Trowers & Hamlins LLP, based in the Manchester office. Catherine specialises in advising housing associations on governance, corporate and regulatory matters, in the differing English and Welsh contexts.  Catherine has over ten years’ experience in this field.

Her experience includes advising clients on constitutional and governance issues, rule changes, payment of board members, HCA and Welsh Government regulatory compliance. Catherine has also advised on transfers of engagements, mergers and restructures, setting up non-charitable subsidiaries, charity law, regulation and vires.

Catherine played a key role in the work relating to the setting up of a number of English and Welsh LSVT organisations and the transfers of the relevant Council’s housing stock. Catherine still works on governance and related matters on behalf of a number of Welsh RSLs and English RPs.