Dubai United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, .
Cate Barbour joined Walkers in 2015 and is Senior Counsel in the Insolvency & Dispute Resolution Group, Dubai.
Cate has broad commercial litigation experience, including company and shareholder disputes, contractual disputes, trust disputes, and fraud claims. She regularly acts for clients based in the Middle East, and has particular experience in assisting clients in relation to freezing orders and other urgent injunctive relief.
Since 2018 she has been acting in the Emmerson litigation in the BVI Commercial Court, one of the most complex and substantial cases to have been brought in the jurisdiction in recent years. Cate has also successfully represented clients in the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) Court of Appeal and most recently in the Privy Council.
Cate has also spent time in the Walkers Cayman Islands and London offices.
She has recently been named as a Leading Individual in the WWL 2022 guide and is regularly recognised in Legal 500.