Elle McCook

Corporate & Commercial

Elle is an Associate in our Corporate and Commercial team specialising in mergers, acquisitions and investments.

She advises and assists on a broad range of corporate transaction work including acquisitions and disposals, corporate restructuring, investments, loans and general director / shareholder matters.

  • Regularly advise and assist a provider of professional trustee, administration services in relation to loans from small, self-administered schemes (SSAS pensions) to sponsoring employees.
  • Assisted with the equity co-investment from DBW, Waterloo Foundation and VC Fund Wesley Clover into a Welsh security training company.
  • Assisted on the disposal of Cardiff based leading drainage and waste disposal company Wales Environmental Holdings Limited.
  • Assisted with a £3million Investment into a leading UK provider of Open Banking and Confirmation of Payee solutions.
  • Advised the buyer on the acquisition of a Pembrokeshire based care home.
  • Mergers
  • Acquisitions
  • Disposals
  • Investments
  • Loans
  • Management Buy-Outs
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Legal Due Diligence
  • Shareholder Agreements


  • Associate, Capital Law Limited (Jan 2024 – present)
  • Solicitor, Acuity Law (Mar 2022 – Dec 2023)
  • Solicitor, Loosemores Solicitors (Apr 2019 – Mar 2022)
  • Solicitor, Greenaway Scott (Sep 2018 – Mar 2019)
  • Trainee Solicitor, Greenaway Scott (Feb 2017 – Sep 2018)
  • Paralegal, Hugh James (Oct 2015 – Feb 2017)


  • Cardiff University: Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC) (2014 – 2015)
  • Aberystwyth University: Masters in Climate Change and Human Rights Law (LLM) (2013 – 2014)
  • Aberystwyth University: Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (2010 – 2013)

Memberships / Trustee positions

  • The Law Society of England and Wales