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5th Annual Asset Recovery International
1-3 February 2023

ICC Judge Burton
Judge at The Business and Property Courts of England & Wales


Catherine Burton was appointed as an Insolvency and Companies Court Judge in 2018. Having qualified as a solicitor at Simmons & Simmons in 1993, she 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.

Agenda Sessions

  • View from the bench