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
Stuck in the middle – is where businesses find themselves following the NI & dividend tax increases?
On 7 September 2021, the UK Government announced an increase of 1.25% in national insurance contributions and a 1.25% increase in dividend tax.Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many changes to our lives, one of those has been homeworking. Expenses and tax rules need to be got to grips with as many will...Read More