Catherine McBride advises clients on their highest-stakes disputes and contentious regulatory matters, including regulatory proceedings, regulatory and criminal investigations, and litigation.
Drawing on more than two decades of experience in handling complex bet-the-company litigation and contentious regulatory matters, Ms. McBride delivers practical and commercially focused advice to a broad range of clients including financial institutions, audit firms, corporates, and private equity firms. She brings a cross-cultural perspective to matters spanning multiple geographies, having practiced in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Asia.
Ms. McBride’s practice includes:
- Regulatory and law enforcement matters before a full spectrum of regulators and government authorities
- Complex and cross-border litigation in connection with contract disputes, shareholder disputes, mis-selling of financial instruments, misrepresentation, negligence, fraud, and asset-tracing
- Conduct and employment-related matters
- A wide range of cross-border and domestic regulatory and internal investigations
- Risk management advice to promote issue prevention and early resolution of matters, as well as the development of risk management policies and procedures
As the former Head of Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement at Deutsche Bank (Asia), Ms. McBride leverages her firsthand industry knowledge to help clients successfully navigate their most significant business and legal challenges. She also has held senior roles in the in-house legal teams at KPMG and Ernst & Young, in China and the UK respectively, handling complex commercial, regulatory, and litigation matters. In addition to her commercial work, Ms. McBride frequently advises clients on a pro bono basis. She is also a participant in the Women in Law Hong Kong’s (WILHK’s) Mentoring Program.
Ms. McBride has served on a number of firm committees. She currently is a member of Latham’s Associates Committee.