Kathryn Gilbertson > Greenwoods GRM > Peterborough, England > Lawyer Profile

Greenwoods GRM

Work Department

Head of Regulatory




Kathryn is renowned for her innovative approach that enables her clients to achieve their corporate goals without compromising their compliance strategies.

Kathryn Gilbertson is a director and head of the firm’s Regulatory team. She advises international and national companies on UK/European regulatory issues, including providing advice on food safety, product liability, health and safety, environmental and corporate governance matters.

Kathryn has a unique insight into the regulatory regime within which all companies trade in the UK and Europe, because of her ten years of experience as a prosecutor/compliance officer for various government agencies. She assists clients by developing self-auditing compliance protocols and reviewing due diligence defences through to defending companies and their directors in corporate manslaughter prosecutions following workplace accidents.

In addition, she has the technical skills to assist site and project managers on specific issues as well as being able to advise company directors on both their own personal and their company’s liability following an incident.

Kathryn is recognised by the legal directories as a leader in the field where ‘observers regard her as a highly accomplished regulatory lawyer.’ She regularly writes for industry journals on regulatory developments and is a frequently speaker at national and international conferences on developing issues such as corporate manslaughter, fire safety, trends in food poisoning etc. She has been called to advise government agencies on the practical aspects of regulatory enforcement matters.

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Employment > Health and safety

(Hall of Fame)

Kathryn GilbertsonGreenwoods Solicitors LLP

(Hall of Fame)

Kathryn GilbertsonGreenwoods Solicitors LLP

Greenwoods GRM frequently advises high-profile clients across the UK on matters as diverse as compliance, fire safety and the defence of corporate criminal prosecutions. Head of the firm’s regulatory practice Kathryn Gilbertson, who is primarily based in the Peterborough office, has a stellar national reputation for business defence. The firm is known best for its work in the hospitality, SME and constructions sectors, where it handles a broad scope of domestic and cross-border matters, and Gilbertson is also highly regarded for her work in food safety cases.

East Anglia > Crime, fraud and licensing > General crime and fraud

Greenwoods GRM in Peterborough has a nationally renowned corporate defence practice, which handles matters as diverse as health and safety prosecutions, property guardianship disputes and complex corporate crime.  The firm has particular expertise in the hospitality, SME manufacturing and construction sectors. Head of regulatory Kathryn Gilbertson has a stellar reputation for cases across the UK. Kirstie Goulder leads on property guardianship matters.

East Anglia > Real estate > Planning and environment

At Greenwoods GRM, lead partner Kathryn Gilbertson has a national reputation for advice on environmental and regulatory matters, ranging from odour and waste management matters to contaminated land issues involving asbestos. Acting for national companies, property developers, SMEs and private individuals, the practice is known for its in-depth knowledge of environmental compliance issues and for its practical advice to high-profile clients on sensitive matters.