Elaine is a Trainee Solicitor and is based in the firm’s Corporate & Commercial team based in Uckfield. This is her third seat with Rix & Kay after completing 6 months with both our Dispute Resolution and Private Client teams.
Elaine graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Law from the University of Sussex, before completing the LPC LLM with distinction at the University of Law in Guildford.
Prior to joining the firm, Elaine worked as a Controller for Sussex Police for over eighteen years, during the last five of which she completed her legal studies after deciding to retrain. Elaine also worked in the banking sector, specialising in credit control, prior to her work for Sussex Police.
Elaine works with company owners, shareholders and directors helping them with corporate or commercial transactions.
Experience and approach
Elaine assists the corporate partners on transactions from instruction to completion and in particular has expertise in dealing with the due diligence process and drafting ancillary documents for sales and purchases, such as board minutes and resolutions. She also has experience with post completion matters such as Companies House filings.
Areas of expertise
- Legal due diligence
- Companies House filings
- Drafting ancillary documents for sales or purchases of assets or shares
- Statutory registers
- Completion bibles
- Share allotments