Katherine Gilmour

Solicitor and Director

Company Commercial Law

Location: Yeovil

Katherine is a Solicitor and heads up the Company Commercial team and is also a Director of Battens. She studied law at Somerville College, Oxford before joining Battens as a trainee, qualifying as a solicitor into the Company Commercial Team.

She provides specialist and innovative legal advice to businesses across a wide range of industry sectors. With over 20 years of experience to draw upon, Katherine has the commercial acumen to understand the needs of businesses building strong links and relationships with clients to help them achieve their goals. She can advise companies on all aspects of their day-to-day running, how to manage risk, growth and changes of structure.

Katherine specialises in:

  • Corporate mergers and acquisitions
  • Restructuring, reorganisation, and demergers
  • Partnerships, joint ventures and shareholder agreements
  • Company and business sales and purchases
  • Commercial contracts

Katherine has worked with a wide range of businesses from international corporations to owner managed businesses, charities and start-ups.


“Working with Katherine and her team made a potentially complicated company sale as stress free as possible. Probably because she is so professional and very calm! I always felt that she had plenty of time for me and explained things clearly. I would thoroughly recommend her and Battens for commercial work.”

Helen Carless (Managing Director and previous owner of Lawrences Fine Art Auctioneers Limited, Crewkerne)

Katherine's specialism