Gresham Computing plc, a provider of transaction control solutions to international financial institutions, has appointed Jonathan Cathie to the position of general counsel. The role reflects the growth in Gresham’s business and the value of having in-house expertise to manage the company’s legal affairs.

In his role Cathie will oversee all contractual agreements involving Gresham. He will also support the business’s compliance and corporate administration functions. Cathie will report into Rob Grubb, CFO, and Chris Errington, chief executive at Gresham.

‘Gresham has been expanding rapidly and we’ve had a recent influx of new business. Support from experienced individuals is vital to sustaining this growth,’ said Chris Errington. ‘As a skilled legal professional, Jonathan has a sound knowledge of what fast-growing firms such as ours need. He will be an asset to our team.’

Cathie joins Gresham from technology law firm Manches LLP where he held the role of senior associate solicitor. Prior to that he spent five years at Shoosmiths LLP where he specialised in corporate finance.

Before qualifying as a solicitor, Jonathan worked in the technology sector as an integrated circuit designer and architect for Philips Semiconductors (now NXP).