Catriona Duthie

Catriona Duthie

Call 1981 (Inner Temple)
Qualifications Nottingham University LLB, University of Edinburgh MSc (Criminology)
Professional Memberships FLBA


Catriona has specialised solely in family law since 1989, since then she has spanned the family law spectrum in Children Act cases from private law contact to change of name, with a particular interest in relocation disputes – to the public law arena in the House Lords in:


  • “Catriona practises across the full spectrum of family law matters, and is best known for her work acting for clients in private and public children law matters. She is noted by sources for being a tenacious litigator. ‘Excellent and an impressive advocate’.” Chambers UK, Family/Matrimonial (2017)
  • “Catriona provides support on all manner of family court proceedings. She is especially adept at tackling complex childcare matters. ‘She gives very pragmatic and sensible advice.’ ” Chambers UK, Family/Matrimonial (2016)
  • “Catriona is well regarded for her practice in all areas of family law, particularly within complex care proceedings. She is commended for her strong client skills. ‘She has a no-nonsense approach to cases. She will tell the client exactly how it is, which clients really appreciate.'” Chambers UK, Family/Matrimonial (2015)
  • “Catriona remains a popular name on the circuit. She is renowned for her work across the board in family law, and commended all the more for her impressive advocacy skills. ‘She is a good advocate with excellent knowledge.’ ” Chambers UK, Family (2014)

Practice Overview

Catriona has specialised solely in family law since 1989.