Catherine Burke
Senior Associate
Curriculum Vitae
Alison Ivin
029 2082 9112
075 2599 0052


St. Angela’s College, Cork
University College Cork
Law Society of Ireland
Irish Taxation Institute

Following Catherine's qualification in Ireland in 2002 she specialised in property law gaining invaluable experience in commercial property at the height of Ireland’s ‘Celtic Tiger’ economy. During this time, she advised foreign, national and local companies on the acquisition financing, and disposal of business property which included industrial, retail, agricultural, and development land.

Catherine joined Darwin Gray in 2007 following her move to Cardiff and was promoted to Senior Associate in 2014.

With a particular focus on pre-let development schemes and multi-tenanted property transactions for investors Catherine has built up in-depth knowledge of landlord and tenant issues.

Catherine acts for pension trustees and members of SIPP purchases both on an individual and syndicated basis and also deals with the property elements of insolvency and commercial transactions.

She regularly attends and participates in events with the South Wales branch of Women in Property.



  • Catherine has served as a Board Member at Hendre Limited, the parent company of Hafod Housing and Hafod Care, one of the largest associations in Wales. She now sits on the Group’s Engagement, Performance and Innovation Committee.

Personal Interests
Catherine is learning to speak Welsh. In her spare time she enjoys skiing, camping, and all things historical. She enjoys most forms of sport, though mainly as a spectator, save for running around after a young family.

Areas of Expertise


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