Sally Addis – Director and Founder of Addis Law
Sally Addis is a versatile business lawyer and the founder of Addis Law. She has a well-earned reputation for providing pragmatic, commercially astute advice. Whether Sally is advising a small local business or a large, international organisation, Sally’s advice helps her clients act decisively and get the best deal.
Sally has had a distinguished international career spanning over 25 years, practising corporate and commercial law in large international law firms in London and Hong Kong. Sally founded Addis Law in 2011 and was soon after asked to advise her previous employer on a share sale valued at £82 million. Since then Addis Law has grown and flourished with clients across the UK and internationally.
Sally’s work covers all aspects of the corporate lifecycle, commercial contracts, risk management and regulatory compliance, across a broad range of sectors.
Sally’s work includes advising large corporate clients, SMEs, charities, universities and private individuals on all aspects of the operation of their business including investments and disposals, university spin-outs, restructuring, joint ventures, shareholders agreements, private equity, brand protection, e-commerce and data protection and commercial agreements.
Sally volunteers as the Chair of Governors for a large local secondary school.
At Addis Law, Sally has led the following transactions:
- Acting for the lead investor, an EIS fund, investing into a spin out from the University of Oxford
- Acting for the purchaser (a US corporate) on the acquisition of a UK tech company (£9.5m)
- Acting for the seller of a stake in a UK manufacturing company to a division of the Chinese government (£8.5m)