Fai joined Ignition Law in August 2019 as a paralegal in the corporate team and became Ignition Law’s first trainee solicitor having worked across multiple departments at the same time. He has now qualified into Ignition Law’s corporate department as an associate.
In addition to providing support to the corporate team for fundraisings, corporate re-organisations and M&A activity, Fai has extensively worked with early-stage clients on various corporate legal matters such as company secretarial issues, shareholders’ agreements and the adoption of B Corp eligible governing documents.
Recent relevant experience includes:
- Advising on multiple Future Fund applications (UK Government backed convertible loan scheme set up to support start-up and scale-ups during the Covid-19 pandemic), as well the subsequent equity financing rounds which triggers the conversion of the Future Fund convertible loans.
- Advising on the English legal aspects of a corporate de-merger for a group of cross-border companies.
- Assisting on the purchase of a family-owned business by a portfolio company of a well-known private equity investor, which involved extensive due diligence on corporate issues.