Liz Gillingham

Senior Associate

Commercial and Corporate

Expert in Corporate and Commercial law, including commercial contracts, data protection advice, share transactions, reorganisations and employee share schemes.

Liz provides expert advice and guidance to businesses and owner-managers in the areas of corporate and commercial law. She specialises in particular in:

  • exit planning and sale advice for owner-managers and entrepreneurs
  • share transactions, articles of association and shareholders’ agreements
  • technology and licensing agreements
  • commercial contracts, including software contracts, outsourcing contracts, distribution agreements, sale of goods/services agreements and standard terms of business
  • consumer law advice
  • data protection advice and documentation, such as privacy policies, data transfer agreements and data protection policies
  • employee share schemes

Liz qualified at a Magic Circle firm in London in 2009 and went on to spend nine years with a regional firm specialising in corporate law and also pursuing a keen interest in related commercial issues.  She advises on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, including share and asset sales, commercial contracts and data protection.

Work highlights


Advising the shareholders of a software company on the sale of their shares to a US listed household name for over £20m


Advising a high profile not-for-profit organisation on data protection compliance and documentation.


Advising a software company on an outsourcing agreement with an Indian counterparty.


Leading and managing a broad legal compliance review for the UK subsidiary of a large foreign company.

Recent articles


Corporate Commentary – Employee Share Schemes

In episode 6, Jonathan Grant, Partner and Head of Corporate, teams up with Liz Gillingham, Senior Associate, to look at employee share schemes.