Maria is a Partner and leads our Commercial team. She specialises in commercial contracts and data protection. Maria also has a specialism in corporate restructuring.
Maria advises clients on all aspects of their commercial legal relationships with third parties, helping them negotiate their commercial contracts and advising them on their outsourcing, commercial procurement and joint ventures. Maria advises on a range of regulatory and compliance matters including corporate governance and anti-money laundering compliance. She has expertise in data protection, helping clients to comply with the law and ensuring they have the correct policies and documents in place.
Maria also has expertise in corporate restructuring, acting for companies and insolvency practitioners and advising clients on their duties as directors, insolvency procedures and restructuring options including advice on security and banking documents.
She works 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.
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