I help clients achieve their desired outcomes by focusing on what matters to them.
Guy advises clients on corporate affairs, startups, intellectual property and technology, e-commerce and IT.
startup and scaleup fundraising and exit
software and SaaS development and supply
data protection and information law
Founders frequently seek Guy's advice on establishing and growing their businesses.
Guy advises on intellectual matters relating to technology including software copyright, database rights and trademarks.
Guy regularly comments in the press on issues relating to the technology sector and leads external training to founders on a wide range of legal issues.
Guy joined Russell-Cooke in 2002 as a trainee and qualified as a solicitor in 2004, he then became a partner in 2012.
Guy's corporate experience includes:
leading a team that advised Oxbury Bank on its £20 million fundraising
advising an innovative fintech provider on its recent £12 million fundraising
advising a leading electric vehicle infrastructure provider on its ongoing fundraising
regularly advice to startups and established businesses on equity fundraising rounds including seed rounds (including EIS and SEIS), angel and super-angel rounds, and series rounds. Recent fundraising clients have included marketing and advertising technology businesses, a technology-led compliance consultancy, and a software agency
recognised in the technology sector as a leading practitioner advising startups and is frequently asked to give commentary and training on the legal issues faced by startups
startup clients include consumer apps, software development, e-commerce, travel and technology sectors
- Member of the SCL - the IT Law People
Russell-Cooke completes management buyout of coffee company group
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