About Cathrine Ripley
Cathrine spent the first 5 years of her career in the City and initially specialised in commercial litigation before moving into commercial contract work.
Cathrine is highly experienced in dealing with many types of business contracts including hardware and software supply and maintenance agreements, distribution and agency agreements, contracts for cloud computing solutions, outsourcing agreements, data licensing agreements and franchise agreements as well as terms and conditions of business for a wide variety of clients.
Cathrine also advises on intellectual property issues for clients in the technology industry and other creative and innovative businesses, dealing with the licensing of patents and other IP as well as overseeing FSP’s UK and EU trade mark work.
Cathrine has advised on data protection issues for many years and has substantial expertise in GDPR compliance, not only advising clients but also speaking on the subject at numerous workshops, seminars and webinars and contributing to e-learning programmes.
Cathrine also advises clients in the construction industry and she has been involved in some high-profile construction projects in the Thames Valley and beyond. Cathrine regularly acts for developers, funders, contractors and professional team members, for example preparing and negotiating professional Appointments, Warranties, JCT Contracts and associated documentation.
Cathrine is a member of the British Computer Society and the Society of Construction Law. FSP is an affiliate member of FAST (the Federation Against Software Theft).