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Catherine Oakley

Catherine Oakley

Assistant Solicitor; Personal Injury

Catherine obtained a B.Sc. (Hons) Zoology from the University of Edinburgh, before completing her PhD within the College of Medicine at the University of Edinburgh.

After three years of post-doctoral research at Queen Elizabeth College, the University of London, funded by the Arthritis Research Council, Catherine was appointed as Assistant Professor in the College of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University where she taught medical students during their pre-clinical years of study. 

Catherine qualified as a solicitor in 2004 after obtaining her CPE and LPC qualifications from Northumbria University.

Catherine joined the Personal Injury team at Butterworths in 2015.  With a broad knowledge of the law and understanding of medical matters, Catherine has specialised in claims for personal injury and industrial diseases since 2004.

Catherine deals with a wide range of claims from low-value online Portal claims relating to road traffic accidents, employers’ liability and public liability, to more complex high-value multi-track claims. Catherine also has a wide range of experience in medical negligence claims.