Catherine O'Riordan > SE-Solicitors > Banbury, England > Lawyer Profile

OX16 9AB

Work Department

Company Commercial


Catherine is a Senior Associate in the Corporate and Commercial team. She acts for a wide range of clients, including owner-managed businesses, national companies, and the UK subsidiaries of European companies. Catherine has particular expertise in warehousing and logistics agreements, online selling and company secretarial work. She also works closely with the firm’s residential and commercial property lawyers, dealing with some of the country’s best-known developers in the formation and administration of residents’ management companies.


Catherine trained and qualified with Shoosmiths and has worked at SE-Solicitors since the firm was founded in 2002.

Catherine is a recommended lawyer in The Legal 500 UK 2014 and The Legal 500 UK 2023.


Catherine is a member of SE-Solicitors Sustainability Action Group and the company secretary for Citizens Advice North Oxfordshire and South Northamptonshire.


Outside of work, Catherine is an accomplished pianist and sings with Consensio, a Brackley-based chamber choir. She also enjoys cryptic crosswords, theatre and foreign travel.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

(Rising stars)

Catherine O’RiordanSE-Solicitors

SE-Solicitors‘s ‘efficient and extremely knowledgeable’ company commercial team advises regional, national and multinational clients across a wide range of corporate and commercial legal services including M&A, business sales, restructures, contracts and competition law. Founding partner Hitendra Patel now heads the team, after John Spratt stepped back to a consultant role. Patel is an expert in M&A, partnership law, corporate finance and agency agreements. Catherine O’Riordan has particular expertise in warehousing and logistics agreements, as well as website terms and policies and distance selling legislation.