Manchester, United Kingdom
Currently a solicitor within berg’s corporate and commercial department having trained at the firm.
Areas of expertise include corporate transactional work, restructuring, reviewing and negotiating banking and finance documents (both for and against lenders) and general commercial drafting.
A regular attendee at start-hubs in Manchester with an interest in working with and supporting start-up companies grow and realise their potential.
Banking and Financial Regulation Paralegal
Advised upon the purchase of two thirds of the share capital in a legal recruitment company.
Assisted team members with the purchase of 80% of the share capital in an estate agency business.
Carried out the restructure and reorganisation of a number of companies in order to put a recognised corporate structure in place, including drafting share for share exchange agreements, asset purchase agreements, deeds of assignment, deeds of release and dealing with various other anciallary matters.
Assisted in advising on the establishment of a gold mining operation in Guinea, including engaging and liaising with off-shore advisers and providers.
Drafted various agreements for commercial clients, including but not limited to: non-disclosure agreements; profit share agreements; software development agreements; terms and conditions; and privacy policies for e-commerce businesses.
Banking and Finance
Provided corporate support on the settlement of a litigious matter by advising upon a restructured c. £24m syndicated facility following the removal of an interest rate hedging product that was previously conditional within the facility agreement.
Drafted and advised upon various security documents, acting both for and against a number of mainstream and alternative lenders.
2009 - 2012
Law LL.B (2.1 with Honours)
2012 - 2013
Manchester Legal Awards nominee for Trainee of the Year.
Manchester Young Talent Awards Awards nominee for the Rising Star Award.
Manchester Young Talent Awards nominee for the Team of the Year Award whilst a member of the Banking and Financial Regulatory team at berg.
Networking group for trainee solicitors
Solicitors’ regulatory body in England and Wales