Iain Cockburn

Head of Withers Tech Innovation and Client Delivery | London

Secretary Karen Anderson


Iain is head of Withers tech innovation and client delivery.

He has a specialist practice advising venture capital investors and venture-backed companies operating in the innovation economy.

Iain has over ten years' experience advising investors, companies and founders on venture capital financings, from seed stage through to later stages, with a particular focus on companies scaling up at the Series A/B stage and beyond.

Iain also advises on other types of transaction commonly used in the industry, including convertible bridge rounds (Safes; ASAs; convertible notes), venture debt transactions, and venture-backed M&A.

Iain has worked alongside Susanna Stanfield as part of the team that was involved in the publication of the British Venture Capital Association model form documentation for Series A financings, and coordinates the technology and venture capital special interest group within the firm.