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Catherine Gannon

Work 0207 438 1060
Gannons Commercial Law Limited

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Corporate and Tax


Managing Partner


With a background as a Chartered Tax Advisor, Catherine heads up the firm and the corporate tax team.

Catherine is passionate about enterprise and supporting SMEs and start-ups. She oversees matters spanning the firm’s practice areas and manage larger transactions, re-organisations and insolvencies.

Trasactions and Tax

Catherine uses her dual tax and legal background to realise commercial and financial objectives.

Her recent work includes acting for the seller of a franchise business involving 25 outlets to a quoted company buyer, assisting in seven rounds of unapproved option grants to key employees of a successful finance company and preparing a post-completion investment agreement for the management team following the completion of their MBO, which allowed the management team to subscribe for further shares at ‘sweat equity’ value.


Catherine's team also advises directors’ and partners on insolvency situations. Whether the client is approaching liquidation, insolvency or administration, our corporate, employment and tax teams combine their expertise to cover all factors.

Catherine is also a regular writer and speaker for a variety of commercial organisations.


Law Society
Chartered Tax Advisor
Institute of Directors
Employee Share Ownership Centre
Employee Share Plan Lawyers
Tax Committee Member for International Referral

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