Miranda Cass


Miranda is a corporate tax specialist with over 30 years’ experience. She advises clients from early stage tech and life sciences companies to multi-national corporations operating in the pharma, tech and consumer products industries on the whole gamut of tax issues that they face in carrying on their businesses.

Specialist areas include advising businesses, both UK-based and overseas, on the structure and negotiation of M&A deals and other forms of corporate/commercial transaction such as joint ventures, financings, capital raisings, reorganisations, real estate deals and IT and IP contracts/licensing arrangements.

Advising on employee tax issues, share incentives, investment reliefs for growing companies, VAT and the taxation of innovation also forms a significant part of her practice.

Miranda advises on the full range of tax issues affecting clients in the charities and not-for-profit sector, and, in recent years, negotiating with, and litigating against, HMRC has also become a feature of her work.


  • MA Law, Cambridge University
  • Qualified 1990
  • Partner 1998
  • Senior Partner 2023 – present

What others say

“Miranda is excellent with clients and really knows her away around the tax code!” Legal 500 2024
“Miranda Cass offers practical and honest advice. Technically excellent and a wonderful person to boot!” Legal 500 2023
“Very pleased to be continuing my collaboration with Miranda Cass and Julia Cockroft. We rely on them heavily and they never disappoint.” Legal 500 2022
"Miranda Cass is professional, responsive and keen to help". Legal 500 2021
"...fellow practice head Miranda Cass is ‘somehow able to make light work of tax and VAT issues, deftly explaining the position to clients and then providing practical options that add value’." Legal 500 2017

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Corporate Tax

Charities and not-for-profit

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