Melanie Williams (Capital Law)

Melanie Williams

Principal Associate
Corporate & Private Equity

Melanie is a Principal Associate in our Corporate & Private Equity team.

She advises on acquisitions, disposals and private equity, acting for private equity funds, management teams, companies, directors and individual shareholders. She often works on cross-border as well as UK transactions.

Mel is a key member of our highly experienced healthcare team, having completed several specialist care deals last year alone with a total deal value of over £100 million.

She also provides advice on insolvency and deals involving distressed businesses.


  • TXO on the acquisition of engineering solutions provider, Lynx UK
  • The shareholders of Silvertel on the sale to discoverIE Group
  • The shareholders of TXO on acquisition of majority stake by TowerBrook
  • On the acquisition of BW Riddle by KJB Consulting, as part of a transaction backed by Harwood Private Capital and industry expert Tom Bird
  • The shareholders of Cavendish Care on the sale to Envivo
  • FPE backed Optimity Limited on its acquisition of managed IT provider Coopsys Limited
  • The shareholders of MediaStar Systems on the sale to US based Uniguest
  • The sale of Recovery Care group to Accomplish Group (backed by G Square Healthcare Private Equity)
  • The shareholders of a large South Wales residential, supported living and domiciliary specialist care provider on their sale and rollover equity arrangements
  • US based Cowells Arrow on the acquisition of Automatic Machine Services
  • Victorian Sliders on BGF’s largest investment in Wales
  • The shareholders of Crusader Medical Care on the sale to Envivo
  • Bellavista on the largest care home acquisition in Wales
  • WestBridge on its £10m investment in Channel 3 Consulting Limited
  • The shareholders of Silvertel on the sale to discoverIE Group plc
  • Acquisitions
  • Disposals
  • Investments
  • MBOs
  • Private equity


  • Principal Associate, Capital Law Limited (Apr 2023 – present)
  • Senior Associate, Capital Law Limited (May 2022 – Mar 2023)
  • Associate, Capital Law Limited (Nov 2019 – April 2022)
  • 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)


  • 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