Catherine Gannon

Catherine Gannon

Managing Partner - Gannons

Contact Details

Firm name
Jurisdictions
  • England
Address
20-21 Jockey’s Fields
London WC1R 4BW United Kingdom

Practice Area Membership(s)

  • Tax (Law)

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Biography

Catherine finds and drives through solutions to the full spectrum of complex problems clients need to thrive.

As the Managing Partner of Gannons, Catherine has presided over substantial growth in the firm, seeing turnover increase annually.  Gannons posted record results last year and the current year is looking stronger.

Work and clients

Catherine is passionate about helping SMEs grow and thrive. With a tax and accountancy as well as legal background, Catherine stands out from the average lawyer and has the rare ability to put commerciality into practice.  

Catherine advises across all of the practice areas drawing on many years of experience to provide strategic and directional guidance.  Catherine has particular expertise in advising partnerships, SMEs and private companies on transactions and resolution of disputes.

Catherine is a regular writer and speaker for a variety of bodies including the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Institute of Tax, Institute of Directors, ESOP Centre and IFS ProShare.

Route to Gannons

After training at a leading accountancy firm, Catherine qualified as a solicitor and gained experience  at the leading international law firms S J Berwin and Baker & McKenzie, before founding Gannons.

Professional memberships

SolicitorChartered Tax AdvisorChartered Institute of Personnel DevelopmentInstitute of DirectorsEmployment Lawyers AssociationIFS ProShareAssociation of Partnership Practitioners. 

Why Catherine became a lawyer

The thrill of the deal and elevating a client’s position beyond expectations. Completion is always a great moment. 

Firm description


The firm has grown rapidly in the last 10 years based on the quality of advice and services and a clear proposition for clients:

  • Value for money – you receive the skill and expertise offered by large law firms in our specialist areas at prices only a small commercial firm without the overheads of a large firm can offer.
  • A dedicated and partner-led service – provided by only highly experienced solicitors who understand  the way clients perceive legal risk and benefit.  You will not be landed with a junior learning at your expense.
  • Strong and confident practical advice -  You will not be presented with confusing or textbook advice leaving you without a steer.  The experience of our solicitors enables them to take decisions for you.

Our clients Our clients come to us with the common desire of solving a problem quickly and effectively.  This is what Gannons excel at.  We are discreet yet successful, acting for a range of businesses with a focus on private companies, SMEs and partnerships.  Our specialisms also include advice for directors, shareholders  and senior employees  from a diverse range of sectors.