Recognised as a Key Lawyer
Developed the test for B Corp certification in the UK
I co-lead the firm’s Impact Economy practice and advise clients seeking to have a positive social impact through their business, investments and other activities.
My area of focus is on impact investing, social investment and social finance and I have advised on a number of high profile, innovative and complex social finance matters.
I am also particularly interested in businesses operating in the Impact Economy and I have been involved in a number of key policy developments in this area, including advising the Government Inclusive Economy Unit on the Mission Led Business Review.
My clients range from charities, international NGOs, not-for-profit organisations, major corporates and banks, social enterprises, social investors and social intermediaries, purpose driven businesses, entrepreneurs and philanthropists. I advise on a broad range of legal and commercial issues, ranging from corporate structure, establishment, governance, regulatory matters and financing.
I joined the Charity and Social Enterprise Team having trained and worked for seven years in the general finance team of a magic circle law firm where I advised on high value, cross border emerging market financial transactions, investment grade and leveraged finance transactions and restructurings.
I have worked on many significant developments in the emerging Impact Economy, including: