Victoria McLaren is an Associate in our Corporate Law team working from our Edinburgh office. She joined the team in 2016 during her traineeship and qualified as a solicitor in 2017, working closely with Alistair Lang since qualifying.
Victoria advises on general corporate matters, commercial contracts, corporate structures, private equity investments, share option schemes, company sale and purchases and intellectual property protection and commercialisation. She also works with a wide variety of start-up businesses and companies seeking investment.
Her particular area of interest and expertise is working with start-ups and early stage businesses, mainly in the technology sector and those targeting high growth strategies. Victoria regularly advises on seed funding rounds (including EIS and SEIS investments), crowd funding, EMI and unapproved options schemes, sale, supply and licensing agreements and university spin outs (having acting on both university and company sides). Victoria has also recently advised on several series A funding rounds involving venture capital funding.