We are delighted to Welcome Emma Clough to the Ignition Team. Emma is joining as a Senior Consultant working in both the Corporate and Commercial teams. Emma is a former General Counsel with excellent experience across a range of corporate and commercial matters. She has specific expertise in relation to key growth stages for start ups and scale ups.
Emma Clough started her career at Magic Circle firm Allen & Overy LLP where she practised as an M&A lawyer in London and Hong Kong. Thereafter, she spent more than a decade working in-house for Formula One Management, Wasserman Media Group and most recently, as General Counsel for Congenica, a Cambridge-based biotech start up.
In each role Emma has advised on a broad range of corporate, commercial and operational matters.
Her experience includes the drafting and negotiating of commercial contracts, partnership agreements, supply of goods and services contracts (b2b and b2c), procurement contracts and outsourcing agreements; supporting with and negotiating on tender submissions; managing intellectual property licensing and protection; advising on key growth activity such as M&A and fundraising rounds; managing data protection risk and additional company secretarial and compliance matters.