Maria Coggins

Maria Coggins

Maria is a lawyer in the Corporate & Commercial team with a dual specialism in commercial work and corporate restructuring.

Maria advises clients on all aspects of their commercial legal relationships with third parties advising in respect of customer and supply agreements, outsourcing, commercial procurement, joint ventures and a range of regulatory and compliance matters.

Maria also has particular expertise in corporate restructuring, acting for companies and insolvency practitioners and advising clients on their duties as directors, insolvency procedures and restructuring options. Maria also provides advice to companies and lenders on their security and banking documents.

Maria is experienced at working with in-house legal teams and business development and finance teams. Maria completed a ten month secondment with Orange, working in their Group Fraud and Revenue Assurance Team, providing support in respect of anti-corruption programmes. Maria also completed a four month secondment with Dragon LNG, working with their commercial team advising on commercial procurement and commercial supply contracts.

Maria is a qualified trainer and provides training to clients on contract management, data protection, anti-money laundering, directors’ duties and effective management of legal risk.

Maria is a Trustee of Age Cymru, the national charity for older people in Wales and a member of Glas Cymru.

 

  • Banking & Finance
  • Commercial contracts
  • Data Protection/GDPR
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Recovery & Insolvency
  • Regulatory Law

Career

  • Senior Associate, Capital Law (2017 – present)
  • Associate, Capital Law 2014 – 2017)
  • Solicitor, Capital Law (2005 – 2014)
  • Legal Assistant, Eversheds (2001 – 2005)

Education

  • Chartered Institute of Environmental Health: CIEH Level 3 Award in Training Principles and Practice
  • University of Wales: LPC
  • University of Wales: Law Degree

Memberships

  • The Law Society of England and Wales
  • Member of Glas Cymru
  • Trustee of Age Cymru