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Brexit and the legal implications for businesses

Cathryn is Head of Tax in our London Office, with over 25 years of experience as a tax lawyer.

Cathryn’s main areas of practice are real estate and funds taxation, including advisory work and product development.

Cathryn advises on the structuring of direct and indirect real estate transactions, including joint ventures, corporate real estate and REITs. Her advice covers SDLT, VAT and capital allowances and aspects specific to certain sectors such as residential, student accommodation, hotels and healthcare.

Her funds experience includes both unauthorised and authorised funds, both listed and unlisted across the asset classes, including real estate, debt and private equity funds for a wide variety of investors and managers.

Cathryn is an active member of key industry committees and HMRC and HMT working groups on new developments.

She is the author of the Tax chapter on REITs in Tolleys Taxation of Collective Investment.


Cathryn is one of our specialist Brexit lawyers. Contact Cathryn Vanderspar for more information on how Brexit may affect your contracts. View our Brexit hub for our full range of Brexit resources.




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London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

Cathryn Vanderspar leads the team at Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP, which has a broad offering in investment fund taxation, cross-border M&A, real estate investment, finance tax and tax risk insurance. The team includes funds taxation specialist Camilla Spielman and real estate tax expert Paul Beausang, who joined the group from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP in May 2018.