Rachael is a Managing Associate in the Dubai corporate team and has experience advising large corporates, financial institutions, private equity houses and PLCs on a variety of corporate transactions, including MBOs, minority and majority investments, mergers and acquisitions, corporate re-organisations, joint ventures and disposals, including specific experience in the financial services and retail and consumer space. Rachael has spent also has spent time on secondment at BT Plc and PZ Cussons. Prior to joining the Dubai team, Rachael worked in the AG Manchester office for several years office. 

Rachael's experience incudes the following: 

  • advising the Co-operative Group on its £400m disposal of 132 petrol stations to Asda. 
  • advising Waterland private equity on its investment into Cooper Parry, a UK accountancy firm. 
  • advising BT plc on its disposal of its fibre-optic city networks in Germany to 1&1 Versatel, a subsidiary of United Internet AG. 
  • advising Equistone private equity on its multi-jurisdictional investment into Ligentia, a global supply chain specialist 
  • advising JD Sports plc on its $500m acquisition of Finish Line.
  • advising a Dubai property management company on the investment into it by a Malaysia listed group. 
  • advising a UAE family office on its exit from a joint venture in the retail sector. 
  • advising a MENA cryptocurrency platform on its sale to an Indian listed cryptocurrency investment application. 
  • French - fluent
  • Spanish - fluent
  • Catalan - good
  • College of Law (Law School) (LPC, 2012, Distinction)
  • College of Law (Law School) (GDL, 2011, Distinction)
  • University of Manchester (2.1, 2010, Modern Languages)