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Catherine Workman

Partner
International Law FirmPinsent Masons

Catherine is a partner at international law firm, Pinsent Masons. She sits on the Pinsent Masons' board and is the board sponsor responsible for the relationship with our Saudi associate law firm, Alsabhan & Alajaji. Catherine has nearly 25 years experience in advising all levels of stakeholders on large scale projects where the main feature involves a partnership between the public and private sectors. Catherine has worked on a variety of PPP Projects in Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Greece, Kuwait, Nigeria, Oman, Poland, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, the UAE and the UK. Catherine is particularly known for airport concessions and has worked on Airport projects in relation for Larnaka & Pafos, Cyprus Pristina, Kosovo, Zagreb, Croatia, Medan, Indonesia, Sofia, Bulgaria and Cote D'Ivoire. Catherine is also a Board Member of the British Aviation Group.

"In addition to her technical qualities, she is very good in a client relationship" [notes a client], continuing: "She has a good commercial sense and is a very good team player." - Chambers & Partners, 2016

"Catherine is a leader in her field with an exceptional knowledge and understanding of the airport industry, from both an investor and governing authority perspective and who is able to identify and navigate key legal issues for her clients.” Client quote, February 2019

  • Advised the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on its first PPP Project for the letting of a 30 year concession for the design, build, finance and operation of new airport terminals for Larnaka and Pafos International Airports.
  • Advised a bidder in relation to the long term concession for the design, build, finance and operation of Pristina International Airport.
  • Advised the preferred bidder from tender to Financial Close in relation to the design, build, finance and operation of Zagreb International Airport.
  • Advised the Government of Cote D’Ivoire on the extension of the concession for Félix Houphouët-Boigny Airport, Abidjan.
  • Currently advising a bidder on the airport concession for the operation of Sofia International Airport.
  • Catherine participates and hosts Aviation industry events and is an elected board member of the British Aviation Group.

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