Consultant Legal Counsel & Legal Designer
Angela is a City-trained lawyer with a range of in-house experience, from working with listed and large corporates to SMEs. Angela is passionate about ensuring that usability is at the heart of all legal operations. She strongly believes that legal should fit within the existing structure, practices and processes of a business, not the other way around.
Angela looks at legal issues and identifies business risks co-designing solutions with clients to mitigate them. She understands the importance of making legal outputs strategic, relevant and accessible to all teams in rapidly scaling businesses, to ensure risk is managed efficiently and the underlying business objectives are reached. She is also great at day-to-day legal support from creating policies, processes and legal templates to contract management, playbooks and toolkits.
Useful to know:
Angela is a certified UX and graphic designer. In her spare time, she enjoys facilitating and participating in sprints with social enterprises, designers and developers for social good projects.
Worked with:Angela has worked with founders, senior management teams and investors throughout key milestones like fundraising, acquisitions and reorganisations, and exits and reinvestments, as well as providing ‘business as usual’ support. She has worked as a lawyer at Travers Smith and an Innovation Consultant at a Magic Circle firm. She has also worked as an in-house Legal Consultant and Legal Design Consultant for Coursera, Pi-Top, Citizens Advice Bureau and SSP Group – The Food Travel Experts.
What Angela's clients say:
Angela has been a great asset to our in-house team providing much needed overflow support on a high volume of deals at quarter and year ends. She always responds quickly, happily acting as the ‘first line of defence’ for our legal team and has directly supported our sales team to get their deals done. Her contract management and legal ops experience enabled her to get up to speed quickly with our business and her input to help improve our contract management processes and legal triaging was invaluable.