Cathryn Williams

Cathryn Williams is a partner and team leader of Squire Patton Boggs’ London Restructuring & Insolvency Practice Group. She acts for banks, financiers, insolvency practitioners, officeholders, corporates and private equity and distressed lenders in all aspects of non-contentious and contentious insolvency, restructuring, fraud and asset recovery.

Cathryn has a wealth of experience in restructurings, formal insolvencies, insolvent business sales and purchases and insolvency litigation. She has worked with businesses in a wide variety of industries including retail, manufacturing, technology, removals and logistics, construction, brewing, meat production and distribution, engineering, film and TV production and distribution, DVD, CD and software production and distribution, printing and credit and smart card production.


Clients have praised Cathryn in The Legal 500 UK as “very professional and proactive” and “a first class operator” who provides “quality advice in a professional and practical manner” and is “an established force in the market”. Her team is described as providing “excellent service.” Cathryn is also complimented on showing “a deep understanding of asset-based lending as a debt structure.”


Cathryn speaks regularly on insolvency topics and is a member of R3’s Council, Policy Group and ECC.