Sarah Melaney

Partner | London

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Sarah is a partner in the Withers tech corporate team.

She has over a decade of experience advising high growth companies and investors on investment rounds, scale-up, exits (trade sales and IPOs) and general corporate governance. As a trusted adviser, Sarah often assumes the role of general counsel for her clients providing effective advice on all commercial matters. Sarah has been ranked as a next generation partner by Legal 500.

Sarah commenced her career as an equity capital markets lawyer listing companies on the AIM market and the main market of the London Stock Exchange which means that she is able to grow with companies through all stages of their life cycle.

She is considered to be a leading individual in impact investment having acted for one of Europe's first and largest impact investors throughout her career.

Sarah leads our initiative on diverse entrepreneurs and is also an advisory board member of FutureWorldVC, a 180 strong community of ethical impact investors. Keen to help change the current climate crisis, Sarah is also a scout for FiveThirteen, a non-profit organisation supporting gender diversity and climate action.