Catherine Gibson is a business lawyer with a practice that focusses on corporate/commercial and real estate matters.

Catherine has over 20 years' experience providing strategic advice to her clients in a broad range of commercial matters, including: mergers, acquisitions and sales, corporate finance and lending, office, retail and industrial leasing, real estate development and joint ventures, partnerships and corporate reorganization. She represents clients involved in a wide variety of industries including developers, municipalities, public health authorities, forest product companies, restauranteurs, secured lenders, asset managers, real estate trusts, manufacturers, as well as lessors, retailers and financiers of equipment, vehicles and aircraft.

Catherine has been recognized for her depth of experience in real estate law by leading lawyer ranking guides, including Best Lawyers in CanadaChambers Canada and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. In 2018, she was selected by the Women's Executive Network (WXN) Canada’s Most Powerful Women as a Top 100 Award Winner.  

Catherine was the Vancouver Managing Partner from 2016 until 2020 and has twice served on the firm’s National Executive Committee, from 2013 to 2015 and from 2020 to present. She was a member of the Steering Committee for DLA Piper Canada’s Legal Alliance for Women (LAW) from 2015 to 2020 and was the Canadian liaison to the Steering Committee for Global LAW. From 1995 to 1996, Catherine was a judicial law clerk at the British Columbia Court of Appeal.