Managing Director, Vistra Corporate Law and Global Head of Legal Services
Debbie is MD of Vistra Corporate Law and Global Head of Legal Services.
VCL is a law firm authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority in the UK providing bespoke legal business solutions to its clients. Through this unique structure, and through Debbie’s leadership, Vistra is able to provide legal services directly to its client base, both locally and globally.
An experienced solicitor with more than 20 years' corporate law experience, Debbie’s career includes 10 years in the corporate and private equity teams with Eversheds LLP, an international law firm, in the Cambridge, Paris and London offices. Here she focussed predominantly on mergers, acquisitions and MBOs.
Debbie also spent three years on the senior management team as Head of Legal for Vertex Financial Services, a regulated BPO backed by US private equity. She led the teams through many bolt on acquisitions and eventual sales of their main divisions; whilst working closely with the relevant regulators.
Debbie is a regular speaker at internal and external seminars on both corporate law and complex corporate governance.
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On 9 October 2019, the BVI released the Economic Substance “Rules and Explanatory Notes” (“Rules”), which marks the final iteration of the jurisdiction’s substance legislation. With this development, company directors should now seek to strengthen their…
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