Carol Copland

Carol is a pragmatic commercial lawyer, Magic Circle qualified, with 18 years’ experience - the last 10 as General Counsel.  Carol works for a wide range of clients, and has specific expertise working with technology, telecoms, logistics and growth companies, as well as in the public sector. A tenacious and astute negotiator, she has worked on a broad spectrum of business issues – providing strategic and tactical advice on commercial contracts; technology, licensing, intellectual property and data protection issues; outsourcing; M&A; and big ticket litigation.  She was a trusted consigliere to her board, adept at providing commercially attuned advice and getting things done.  Carol has also worked closely with the UK government, advising on business critical contracts and dealing with a wide range of senior stakeholders in Whitehall.

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"Not only is Carol an excellent all-round lawyer, but she also provides very strong and pragmatic business, strategic and management advice to her clients."  John Lazar CBE FREng, former CEO and Chairman, Metaswitch Networks

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"Not only is Carol an excellent all-round lawyer, but she also provides very strong and pragmatic business, strategic and management advice to her clients."  John Lazar CBE FREng, former CEO and Chairman, Metaswitch Networks

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