Scarlett Cater



Scarlett is an Associate in the Corporate Team.

Scarlett advises on a range of corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and venture capital transactions. She specialises in advising businesses on becoming employee-owned by selling to Employee Ownership Trusts.

Prior to joining Ashfords, Scarlett studied her LLB Law degree and LPC at the University of the West of England.

Relevant experience

  • Craven Street Wealth: Assisting Craven Street on its acquisitions of wealth management and financial planning companies Kreston Reeves Financial Planning and Bernard Barrett Associates.
  • Equipsme: Advising Equipsme, an insure-tech business, on multiple investment rounds and general corporate support.
  • Selling shareholder: Advising the seller on a trade sale of an asbestos consultancy company.
  • Investment portfolio: Advising the seller on the sale of its investment portfolio involving eight tech-enabled companies. 
  • Greentech company: Advising a wastewater and organic waste treatment technology company with Seed+ funding round.
  • Firefly Learning: Assisting the sellers of b2b SaaS edtech platform on its sale to Veracross, a private equity backed provider of cloud-based school information systems.
  • Joint venture partner: Advising on a physiotherapy joint venture, rolled out across multiple practice sites.
  • Redland Business Solutions: Assisting on the sale of RegTech software-as-a-service company Redland Business Solutions to Ideagen PLC.

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