Fai Tai

Fai Tai

Trainee Solicitor

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Fai joined Ignition Law in August 2019 as a paralegal in the corporate team. He is now Ignition Law’s first trainee solicitor and works across multiple departments at the same time.

In addition to providing general legal assistance for Ignition Law fee earners, Fai has extensively worked with early stage start-up clients on all manners of corporate law such as pre-investment capital tidy-ups and the adoption of B Corp eligible governing documents.

Prior to joining Ignition Law Fai completed the Legal Practice Course with an MSc in Law, Business and Management (LPC) with a Distinction and the Graduate Diploma in Law with a Commendation. During his LPC, he completed multiple pro bono placements with the Environmental Law Foundation, where he advised clients on a range of environmental legal issues.

 

Recent relevant experience includes:

  • Advising on over 30 completed Future Fund (UK Govt backed convertible loan scheme set up between June 20 and April 21) applications.
  • Assisting a broad range of UK based start-ups on their equity funding and shareholders’ agreements (amongst other things).

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Education

Nottingham Trent University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The University of Law

Other

Pro-bono volunteer with Environmental Law Foundation

A social cause I care about

To help make it normal for businesses to run as a social enterprise. These are a not yet legally defined group of businesses that have two goals. To achieve a stated mission of providing some social, community and/or environmental outcome and to earn revenue as a traditional business would.

Other interests

Powerlifting, Foodie, Sci-fi

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