ICC Judge Burton

Catherine Burton was appointed to sit in the High Court as an Insolvency and Companies Court Judge in 2018.  She practised as a solicitor from 1993 and spent the majority of her career specialising in restructuring and insolvency work for DLA Piper’s International Restructuring Group.

She was a member of the UK delegation at UNCITRAL for its work on cross border group enterprise insolvency, served as a member of the Treasury’s Bank Liaison Panel (whose statutory role is to consider secondary legislation for insolvent banks and financial institutions) served for eight years as a member of the Bankruptcy and Companies Court Users Committee, and for over twelve years as a member of R3’s General Technical Committee.  She is a consultant editor for Doyle and Keay’s Insolvency Legislation: Annotations and Commentary.