A business savvy, bilingual and commercially astute corporate and commercial lawyer, Erika understands the importance of having commercially switched-on lawyers in a team and delivering excellent customer service having spent nearly a decade in business management before becoming a lawyer.
Erika is straight-talking and personable and works closely with her clients, investing time to understand their business needs. Erika is passionate about providing each client with practical commercial solutions that meet both their legal needs and commercial objectives. She becomes part of the team and takes away the legal pains away so business owners and executives can focus on their goals.
Erika is passionate about legal services being available to businesses of all sizes and has a policy of not ‘reinventing the wheel’ unless absolutely necessary. Erika is an entrepreneur herself and as such is wholly supportive of the need for clients to have certainty with regards to costs and works on a fixed fee basis for the services she provides.
"Erika advised and registered design registrations and patents on brands which increased the value of business. This together with reviewing all our contracts, ensured we achieved our desired sale price when company was acquired in 2015. All in all, Erika delivered huge value to the business.”
"Erika provides excellent on-going commercial advice, she identified an opportunity to not only protect a product that we had developed but also made us a large tax saving through the patent box scheme"