Melanie Williams (Capital Law)

Melanie Williams

Senior Associate
Corporate & Commercial

Melanie is a Senior Associate in our Corporate and Commercial team. She focuses on acquisitions, disposals, private equity, and joint ventures. Melanie also advises clients on a number of commercial agreements, as well as insolvency procedures.

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.

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

She also provides advice on directors duties, avoiding insolvency, administrations and the consequences of insolvency.

  • Advised Westbridge Capital on its investment in AJM Mobility group, a leading integrated wheelchair service provider for the NHS.
  • Advised NCL Technology Ventures Ltd on its investment into Ampersand Health Limited.
  • Advised private equity fund RJD on its investment in Survey Solutions Group.
  • Advised Hartley Pensions Ltd’s acquisition of a number of SIPPS and SASS’ from Greyfriars Group as part of a pre-pack administration.
  • Advised WestBridge Capital on the investment of £10m to assist in the MBO of London-based Channel 3 Consulting Limited, which designs, implements, and optimises digital transformation programmes for the health and care sector.
  • Advised Sun Capital Partners on its acquisition of leading non-standard insurance provider Complete Cover Group, alongside its existing management team.
  • Advised Bellavista on its acquisition of The Waverley Care Centre, the largest care home acquisition in Wales in 2020.
  • Acquisitions
  • Disposals
  • Investments
  • MBOs
  • Private equity
  • Joint ventures
  • Legal due diligence
  • NDAs
  • Commercial contracts
  • Terms and conditions

Career

  • Senior Associate, Capital Law Limited (May 2022 – present)
  • 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)

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