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Mills & Reeve LLP

BOTANIC HOUSE, 100 HILLS ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB2 1PH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0344 880 2666
DX:
122891 CAMBRIDGE 4
Email:
Web:
www.mills-reeve.com

Pippa Pearce

Tel:
Work 01223 222541
Email:
Mills & Reeve LLP

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Corporate lawyer specializing in venture capital and equity fundraisings, advising fast growth and technology businesses on start-up or spin-out, growth and expansion matters (including debt and equity fundraising and mergers and acquisitions) through to successful exit.  Company clients include Sphere Fluidics, Grapeshot, Bicycle Therapeutics and 4Energy. She also advises venture capital funds, business angels and angel groups in relation to their investments (from early stage, angel and seed financings to later stage, syndicated, multi-million pound fundraisings), the management of their investment portfolios and their exits.  Fund investor clients include Mercia Technologies plc, the Mercia Growth Funds, Enterprise Ventures, Low Carbon Innovation Fund, North West Fund for Biomedical and IQ Capital.

Career

Trainee solicitor Mills & Reeve 2006 – 2008; solicitor 2008 – 2012; senior solicitor 2012 – 2014; principal associate 2014

Member

Law Society

Education

University of Manchester (2001, BA (Hons) Psychology), College of Law London (2003, Graduate Diploma in Law; 2004 Legal Practice Course)


London: Corporate and commercial

Venture capital

Within: Venture capital

Mills & Reeve LLP provides 'timely, professional and cost-effective' advice to an impressive array of investors and investees including IQ Capital Partners, UCL Technology Fund and Grapeshot. Under the leadership of the 'excellent' Zickie Lim, the team excels at handling university spin-out work and recently represented PredictImmune on its syndicated seed financing round involving Cambridge Enterprise Seed Funds and The University of Cambridge Enterprise Fund IV, amongst others. Lim also continues to handle a significant amount of work for Mercia Technologies on its direct portfolio investments including on recent investments in Aston Eyetech, Faradion and Soccer Manager. Principal associate Pippa Pearce is also recommended.

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