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Gayle Smith


Gayle Smith
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Gayle has spent most of her career working in-house in the tech and banking sectors, amongst others.  She really enjoys working with SaaS and other tech SMES to help them set up and streamline their contracts and processes to make it easier for them to do business. She’s great at simplifying complex issues and finding practical solutions.

Gayle loves problem solving and getting to grips with fast-paced deals, making it as easy as possibly to get them done quickly and effectively. She’s great at working inside fast growth businesses and helping to manage legal risk, budget and strategy better. She’s also brilliant at guiding companies through GDPR compliance and competition law issues.

Useful to know:

Gayle’s idea of heaven is doing anything outside in the beautiful surroundings of North Devon, followed by a trip to the pub. She also has an MA in European Competition Law.

Worked with:

Gayle was seconded to The Bank of New York Mellon in their EMEA Tech and IP team, Head of Legal at Wynyard Group and in-house counsel at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, Virgin Media and BOC. She has also worked with Depop, Waterlogic, Thrive Partners, Squrrio and Prevalent AI.

What Gayle's clients say:

I have worked with Gayle for several years and see her as someone who is key to enabling us to do business. She understands the issues that matter to us and tailors her advice accordingly. When it comes to negotiating, she is adept at getting us what we want whilst also keeping our customers and vendors happy. Her analytical mind and technical ability combined with her commercial approach and sense of humour make her a pleasure to work with.