Cathryn Vanderspar

Cathryn Vanderspar

  • Head of Real Estate Tax

Cathryn is a consultant in our Tax Department and Head of Real Estate Tax, with over 30 years of experience as a tax lawyer.

Cathryn specialises in direct and indirect real estate and funds taxation, on which she provides structuring, advisory, product development and transactional advice, across all taxes, including corporation tax, NRCGT, income tax, SDLT and VAT.

Her real estate work includes the structuring of  joint ventures, developments, corporate real estate, funds and REITs across all the sectors. Her funds experience includes unauthorised, authorised and listed funds, across all vehicles and all asset classes, including real estate, debt and private equity.   

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 a recognised adviser in Chambers UK and The Legal 500.