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Supporting Focal in their mission to accelerate the fundraising process and the innovation economy


Mishcon de Reya's Emerging Companies and Venture Capital teams have extensive experience advising startups across all stages of their lifecycle and also advise on a wide range of IP, property, corporate, funding, share option and commercial issues. 

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Meet the team

Hayley Cross


Erika McIntyre


Ashley Williams


Chris Keen


Useful resources

Founder's handbook

To help you create and set up a new business, our Emerging Companies and Venture Capital team has drawn on their broad experience to produce our Founder’s Handbook. By outlining your options, highlighting potential pitfalls and explaining the legal aspects in plain English, our Handbook is designed to save you time, make your choices clearer and decisions easier.

Generative AI guide

Explore the wide range of untested legal issues that come with using generative AI solutions. This guide delves into the important mitigation steps that companies should consider before adopting this technology, and considers the uncertainties faced by both developers and adopters in this rapidly evolving field.

Impact Investment, Intentionality and Innovation Report

Developed by Taylor Vinters prior to the merger with Mishcon de Reya. This report gathers insights from impact-driven organisations that operate at the sharp end of impact investment, delivers a unique and up-to-date picture of the current status and future direction of impact investing.


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