Katherine heads up the business technology law department at Mirkwood Evans Vincent and is a Senior Partner.
After graduating from the University of Cambridge, Katherine initially pursued a career in marketing and business development, before re-training to become a lawyer in her mid-twenties. After completing articles with Eversheds, she joined specialist shipping and international trade practice, Mills & Co. where she remained until joining the international law group of the US telecommunications giant, AT&T in 1997.
Katherine held a number of positions within the AT&T international legal group, including as lead lawyer for AT&T’s international outsourcing business, before leaving to form Legal Hobbit at the end of 2006, the predecessor practice to Mirkwood Evans Vincent.
Mirkwood Evans Vincent:
Our team of highly experienced and skilled London based technology and property solicitors have achieved our position as a leading law firm in our fields of expertise by delivering quality and value to our clients. We have a reputation for being pragmatic and commercial in our approach and ensure that our efforts are transformed into practical and realistic results. Besides this, all the work we deliver is partner led which means that a key individual oversees every aspect of each transaction, an aspiration rarely achieved by larger law firms.
As head of our Business Technology legal department, Katherine Evans is a leading expert in business technology law and telecommunications law. She specialises in advising clients in the telecommunications and business technology sectors in the UK and worldwide, adopting a multi-disciplinary approach which allows her team to focus on all aspects of our clients’ business, including advising on, drafting and negotiating investment agreements and shareholder agreements, standard terms of business, complex international customer and supplier technology agreements, software and cloud service licensing agreements, and advising in the areas of re-financing and dispute resolution.
In the international business environment, Katherine has worked with clients doing business in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas and has developed particular commercial and regulatory expertise in the Middle East and the Africa regions.
Corinne Vincent heads up our Property & Construction legal department, where she and her team provides legal services in the areas of property development and construction law including affordable housing and general commercial property and landlord and tenant law, Property Development & Construction Law and the giving of specialist legal advice to landowners, developers, builders, landlords and tenants in the areas of property, development & construction dispute resolution.