Alexa Hamilton is an Associate in the Emerging Companies team in the Corporate department.
She advises on a range of corporate matters including incorporation, corporate governance (shareholders’ agreements / co-founder agreements), venture capital and equity investments, technology transfer transactions including corporate and academic spin-outs, buying and selling private businesses, shareholder / director exits and group reorganisations.
Alexa is passionate about working with innovative companies, their founders, and those who invest in them to deliver commercial and pragmatic advice. Her aim is to be a trusted advisor to her clients and work as an extension of their team.
Alexa has a broad range of experience in venture capital and corporate matters across a number of sectors (including in life sciences, tech and fintech, sustainable energy, financial services, real estate, travel and hospitality, beauty, cleantech and e-commerce). She also has a particular focus in supporting both companies and investors in the Impact Investment space.
- Acted for a life sciences company on its £37.5m series A investment round.
- Assisted a quantum computing company on its £30m series A investment round.
- Acted for a company in the cleantech space on its £9m series B investment round.
- Assisted a cleantech company on their £9.8m series A investment round via straight equity investment and convertible loans.
- Assisted the lead investor on a £2.4m investment round into an AI company.
- Acted for a software services company on their £1.9m spin-out from the University of Oxford.
- Advised an AI research-focussed company on their £1.3m EIS round.
- Acted for a life sciences company on their £1.7m advance subscription / convertible loan note funding round.
Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Associate, Taylor Vinters LLP
Associate, Russell-Cooke Solicitors
Trainee, Russell-Cooke Solicitors
Exeter University, Politics BA (Hons)
University of Law, Graduate Diploma in Law
University of Law, Legal Practice Course and MSc in Law and Business