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Laurie Dale

Legal Director

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Laurie Dale is a Legal Director in our Corporate Team. Prior to joining Clarion, Laurie was general counsel and company secretary to a publicly quoted pharmaceutical company for five years, and prior to that worked in private practice for over 20 years.

In his general counsel role, he worked closely with the company’s board of directors and senior team, supporting all in legal and regulatory compliance, and co-ordinating the company’s external legal requirements. 

In private practice, he has advised businesses of all sizes, from start-ups to being lead adviser for publicly quoted companies, his clients being predominantly technology focussed. 

He undertakes all corporate transactions and specialises in public market fundraisings, acquisitions, private equity transactions (advising corporates, funders and managers alike), joint ventures and shareholder agreements, and advising companies (both public and private) generally on corporate compliance.

If you have a question for Laurie please drop him an email - laurie.dale@clarionsolicitors.com

“Throughout my career I have been keen to acquire and develop a wide-ranging experience, and to embrace new challenges and opportunities as they have arisen.  I have always enjoyed the variety in advising businesses at all stages of development, addressing the challenges that each phase of the corporate life cycle brings. This is also reflected in Clarion’s strong culture of embracing long-term relationships with clients, across all service offerings.”

Career Path

1993 - Addleshaw Goddard - Trainee Solicitor
1995 - Addleshaw Goddard - Associate
2005 - Schofield Sweeney - Partner
2015 - 4D Pharma Plc - General Counsel
2020 - Clarion - Legal Director