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Rachelle is an established lawyer with over 20 years’ experience handling a broad range of corporate and commercial matters. She has advised start-ups, entrepreneurs, SMEs and large institutions across many sectors.

  • Corporate mergers, acquisitions, and disposals
  • Joint ventures, shareholders agreements
  • Commercial contracts including sales agency, distribution
  • Commercialisation of IP
  • Corporate restructuring and funding rounds
  • Restructuring and acquiring businesses
  • Outsourcing
  • Advising on the acquisition of Merlwood Timber by Premier Forest Products. Rachelle has acted for Premier Forest for several years advising on several acquisitions as part of their buy and build strategy
  • Advising the majority shareholders of Wealthify (a robo-investment platform) on the disposal of a majority shareholding to Aviva plc
  • Advising on the corporate aspects of a property joint venture for the development of a new school and sixth form centre and residential homes
  • Advising a leading dental group on the implications of the Insurance Distribution Directive
  • Advising Seren Photonics on the first stage of a £1,000,000 funding round to provide capital for the continued development of its next-generation microLED displays

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    Your World Recruitment
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    Jones Brothers