Catherine Hill is an associate in the Tax Department of Latham & Watkins’ London office.

Ms. Hill represents a broad range of corporates, individuals, and funds on their transactional tax matters and strategic tax planning.

She specializes in M&A and private equity transactions, and has extensive experience advising both sponsors and management teams on all elements of management incentivization and MIP resets.

In addition, she has experience advising on international group reorganizations and restructurings, UK employment tax, real estate transactions and structuring, and UK and cross-border corporate finance transactions. Ms. Hill is a Chartered Tax Adviser and a member of HMRC’s stamp taxes working group. 

 Ms. Hill's experience includes advising:

  • Blackstone on its strategic investment in Resolution Life, a global life insurance group focusing on the acquisition and management of portfolios of life insurance policies
  • Catterton Partners on the sale of its controlling stake in Princess Yachts, a UK-based yacht manufacturer, to KPS Capital Partners
  • Amgen, Inc. on its acquisition of Teneobio, a clinical stage biotechnology company developing a class of biologics called Human Heavy-Chain Antibodies
  • Language Line Solutions, a subsidiary of Teleperformance, on its acquisition of Capita PLC's Capita Translation and Interpreting business
  • Nordic Capital on its £2.25 billion sale of The Binding Site, a UK-based company involved in the research, development, and production of immunodiagnostic kits and reagents, to Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Visa Inc. on its acquisition of Visa Europe*
  • Exponent on its acquisition of H&MV Engineering*
  • The management team of Cognita on its sale by Bregal Investments and KKR to Jacobs Holding*
  • The management team of the Instant Group on its merger with IWG’s digital business*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Pro Bono and Community

Ms. Hill regularly advises Cancer Research UK and the Domestic Abuse Response Alliance on a pro bono basis.

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)


  • L.P.C., BPP University, 2013
  • LLM in International Commercial Law, University College London, 2012
  • MA (Oxon), Brasenose College, University of Oxford, 2010