Meet the team

John Cato

John Cato

Solicitor-Advocate

John Cato has been working as a solicitor for 30 years and is qualified as a Solicitor-Advocate allowing him to represent Clients in Court when appropriate. John is instructed by other firms of commercial solicitors to deal with their complex litigation requirements.

Qarrar Somji

Qarrar Somji

Solicitor-Advocate

Qarrar qualified as a Solicitor Advocate in 2014 having previously had experience in a varying range of litigation roles. He graduated with a Masters in Commercial Law from the University of Birmingham in 2009 writing his thesis on Employer’s Liability for Work Related Stress.

Rosie Wright

Rosie Wright

Private Client Consultant

Rosie is a member of the highly prestigious Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and an Associate Lecturer at the Open University. Rosie advises on Wills and Powers of Attorney and related Tax issues. Rosie provides a holistic service to help clients plan for their future.

Linda Roze

Linda Roze

Personal Assistant

Linda is John Cato’s legal and personal assistant.

John Austin

Private Investigator

John is a retired Detective Sergeant on permanent retainer as our private investigator. John has a vast experience in investigations, and where appropriate, assists us in obtaining evidence to support our client’s position.

Happy Clients who wish to remain discretely anonymous...

“John is called our “Corporate Fixer.”

DirectorMulti-million-pound service company

“John won (what I thought) was an unwinnable case for me. He is like a fire and forget missile! He doesn’t take prisoners and I would hate to be on the other side!

K. B.Director, Engineering Company

Recently Cato Solicitors saved my Business in excess of £20,000 when a roof caved in on a building we were renting. John renegotiated our lease terms to gain a result way ahead of my expectations.

N.K. Director / Owner, Recruitment Company

“An enthusiastic ‘can-do’ attitude and results driven, or tells you not to bother if [John] wouldn’t spend his money on it. Direct, honest, an asset for our business. Speak to [Cato Solicitors] before you try anyone else.”

T.W.Director, Asset Based Investment Company

“Johns dogged determination and vast knowledge is reason enough to use him for any legal work."

T.U. Director, IT Company

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