Cathy is a partner in the firm’s corporate team specialising in corporate tax.
Main areas of practice
As a dual qualified lawyer, Cathy brings a depth of experience to her role as an adviser on tax matters in corporate transactions.
Cathy also advises on employment taxes for example on termination payments made to employees, the application of IR35 and other employment related tax matters. She develops share incentive schemes for employers and advises on the structure and scope of these.
- Assisting the Blake Morgan commercial team in drafting, reviewing and negotiating tax deeds and warranties in share sale transactions undertaken by the team.
- Advising on matters of Value-Added Tax and other issues of taxation that arise in the commercial context and most recently for a local authority regarding the Value-Added Tax consequences of a transaction to be undertaken by them.
- Providing tax support to the projects team where required and more recently in the procurement of a new college campus in Cardiff and advising on the requirements relating to the exemptions available to education institutions.
Insights by Cathrine
COVID-19: Update on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme
On the 29 May 2020, the Chancellor announced updates and amendments to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) and the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS). Details of these are summarised...Read More
HM Treasury is coming to the aid of employees who have had to incur expenses to set up a home office, following the Government's mandate that those who can work...Read More
HMRC has announced temporary changes to its Stamp Duty processes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. HMRC will not be processing postal applications or correspondence, but will be dealing...Read More