Solicitor, Corporate & Commercial

Rachel Macmillan

Rachel is a Corporate Lawyer who specialises in mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate governance and other corporate advisory and transactional work.

Rachel first joined the Corporate & Commercial team as a paralegal in July 2021, before commencing her training contract with the firm in March 2022. Rachel then qualified into the Corporate & Commercial team as a Solicitor in March 2024.

Rachel Macmillian

Specialisms & expertise

  • M&A – mergers, acquisitions and disposals
  • Due diligence
  • Group reorganisations and demergers
  • Joint venture and shareholder agreements
  • Company formation
  • Corporate governance
  • Buybacks and share option schemes
  • Banking and finance
  • Employee ownership trusts
  • Exit and succession planning, including management buyouts.

Achievements & other appointments

Rachel won the Trainee Solicitor of the Year award at the Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge & District Law Society, Kent Junior Lawyers Division Achievement Awards 2023.

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Rachel graduated with a law degree from Durham University in 2019. She then went on to achieve a distinction in the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in Guildford, alongside an MSc in Law, Business & Management.

During her time at university, Rachel gained various legal work experience, both in private practice and in-house, and managed a pro-bono team providing legal advice and assistance to families in the local area.

Rachel qualified as a solicitor in March 2024.