Consultant Legal Counsel
Lisa is a dual qualified lawyer (England/Wales and New York), with extensive experience in SaaS, fintech and insurtech. She provides pro-active legal support to senior management, sales, operations and procurement teams. She loves to work with scaling businesses and has been the first in-house counsel at several high growth fintech companies setting up cost-effective and efficient legal functions.
She is a practical, hands on lawyer and a focussed problem solver with a pragmatic approach to building solutions to fit business priorities. She has a track record of implementing contract management systems and streamlining contract processes and workflows to speed up deal closure and get revenue in faster. And has a reputation for being particularly skilled at negotiating complex, high-stakes deals and managing the process calmly and efficiently. She also has global acquisitions experience.
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Lisa is from Los Angeles, lived in New York City for many years, and is now a dual UK/US citizen. She is passionate about equality and human rights and used to be a professor at an independent liberal arts university in New York City. She loves yoga and meditation and is an active member of the Crafty Counsel Community.
Worked with:Lisa worked as Head of Legal & Assurance at Charles Taylor InsureTech, Head of Legal at Acuris, Head of Legal & Company Secretary at UK Forex Limited, Senior Legal Counsel at DST Systems and Corporate Counsel Europe at Genworth Financial. She also worked at law firms Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal and Debevoise & Plimpton in New York.
What Lisa's clients say:
Lisa was our expert for anything legal in the UK and Europe. Lisa has been always ahead preventing risk and legal issues, before it happened. She is very knowledgeable and when it is not her field of expertise she always finds the solution really fast. I also was very impressed with her negotiation skills and always could count on getting the best service with a flexible and modern approach, that would allow marketing to thrive without any legal risk.