Katherine Douse Senior Associate T:01242 545016 M:07392 080259

A commercial lawyer specialising in commercial contracts and data protection.

Katherine advises on business-to-business and business-to-consumer contracts, website and e-commerce contracts including distance selling, cookies and acceptable use requirements.  She also prepares software contracts, terms and conditions of trading, framework agreements and service agreements.  She advises on data protection and provides onsite audits of clients’ processes and procedures to ensure compliance.  

Katherine acts for start-ups and more established businesses, including sole traders, partnerships, limited companies and in-house legal teams within PLCs.  She has experience across a range of sectors, including travel, technology and engineering.

Recent examples of how Katherine has helped clients include:

  • providing day-to-day support for the in-house legal team at a major international engineering company;
  • drafting a software as a service agreement for a client keen to manage the input of personal data by customers and to have a clear data protection compliant policy in place where they did;
  • advising a travel association on the terms of its contracts with members to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and on the terms of licensing arrangements to maximise reputation and brand protection; and
  • advising a manufacturer on the changes required to a distribution agreement to ensure it did not breach competition rules.