Catriona Virden


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About Catriona

Catriona qualified as a solicitor in September 2023 after completing her training at Janes Solicitors and works in the firm’s civil department.

Whilst completing her training at Janes, she has worked on a variety of civil and criminal cases.

Catriona has assisted as part of a team on a number of notable and reported contempt cases including Solicitors Regulation Authority Ltd v Khan & Ors [2023] EWHC 302 (Ch) & [2023] EWHC 525 (Ch), Frain & Anor v Reeves & Anor [2023] EWHC 73 (Ch), QRT v JBE [2022] EWHC 2902 (KB), Hamilton v Jones [2023] EWHC 1216 (Ch).

Ongoing instructions include being the sole instructing solicitor for a contempt case in the family courts and attending court with Counsel for a Manchester High Court contempt relating to planning permissions.

Catriona has attended court on a number of criminal trials at Southwark and Isleworth Crown Courts, assisting Counsel and works with Partners on various criminal matters at Janes.

Catriona has also advised on pre-litigation and helped a client settle a claim, thus avoiding court proceedings. She is assisting the Partner with a cross-jurisdictional claim concerning service abroad in accordance with the Hague Convention on Service and has worked with a Partner in securing a Norwich Pharmacal Order.


  • Solicitors Qualifying Exams 2022-2023
  • MA, University of Law 2020-2021
  • LLB in International and European Law 2016-2019

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