Melanie Williams (Capital Law)

Melanie Williams

Melanie is an Associate in our Corporate and Commercial team, and focuses on acquisitions, disposals, management buyouts, private equity transactions, joint ventures and investments. She also advises on distribution agreements, sale of goods and services agreements and terms and conditions.

She acts for private equity funds, management teams, from start-ups to large listed companies, directors and individual shareholders. She has worked on both the buy-side and the sell-side, cross-border and UK transactions, as well as advising on joint ventures and shareholder arrangements.

Melanie has managed the disposal of multiple companies for a FTSE 100 PLC, and is expert in project managing acquisition and disposal processes.

  • Management buy-out of the UK based arm of an international business manufacturing and supplying children’s entertainment rides.
  • An international insurance provider on an inter-group transfer of its personal loans business.
  • A mutual on its terms and conditions for providing specific indemnity products to GPs throughout the UK.
  • Welsh based manufacturer of high voltage lines to international clients on its pre-pack acquisition of a group of companies, including a Dubai based arm.
  • Advised Westbridge Capital on its investment in AJM Mobility group, a leading integrated wheelchair service provider for the NHS.
  • Brushbox Limited on its £1m seed funding round.
  • A leading private equity backed corporate dentistry group on its acquisition of multiple dentist practices, as part of a buy-and-build strategy.
  • Private equity fund RJD on its investment in Survey Solutions Group.
  • Acquisitions
  • Disposals
  • Investments
  • MBOs
  • Private equity
  • Joint ventures
  • Legal due diligence
  • NDAs
  • Commercial contracts
  • Terms and conditions

Career

  • Associate, Capital Law Limited (Nov 2019 – present)
  • Solicitor, Capital Law Limited (2018 – Nov 2019)
  • Solicitor, Acuity Legal Limited (2016 – 2018)
  • Trainee Solicitor, Acuity Legal Limited (2014 – 2016)
  • Paralegal, Acuity Legal Limited (2013 – 2014)
  • Legal Assistant, Acuity Legal Limited (2013 – 2013)

Education

  • Cardiff University: Diploma in Legal Practice (2011 – 2012)
  • Cardiff University: Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (2008 – 2011)

Memberships / Trsutee Positions

  • The Law Society of England and Wales