Catrin Povey

Catrin is an Insurance Lawyer in our Financial Services team.

She helps clients, from traditional insurers to UK regulatory bodies and start-up InsurTechs, with both contentious and non-contentious issues.

Catrin deals with insurance claims, such as third-party recovery and liability claims, as well as coverage disputes. She has particular experience in property and casualty, as well as in fine art and specie claims. She also acts for clients facing general commercial disputes, and assists with professional negligence and breach of contract claims.

Her work also includes providing non-contentious commercial advice to clients. She drafts and reviews policy wordings, TOBAs, TPAs and other contracts.

Catrin has experience of dealing with claims in different jurisdictions, such as Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, Scotland and the Channel Islands.

An Italian speaker, Catrin heads up Capital Law’s Italian desk, dealing with international law queries.


  • Solicitor, Capital Law Limited (2019 to present)
  • Trainee Solicitor/Solicitor, BC Legal Limited  (2013 to 2019)
  • Paralegal, BLM (2012 to 2013)


  • University of the West of England, Bristol: LPC (2010 to 2011)
  • University of the West of England, Bristol: GDL (2009 to 2010)
  • Università degli Studi di Milano and Université Bordeaux III: Eramus (2007 to 2008)
  • University of Bristol: BA (Hons) in French and Italian (2005 to 2009)