Rachel Leigh

Managing Associate


Rachel advises on a wide range of corporate practice areas, with a primary focus on venture capital transactions and mergers and acquisitions.

Rachel acts for early-stage and high-growth companies primarily in the technology sector.

  • Early Stage / Venture Capital

    • Acted for a proptech entity on its Series B and Series B+ funding rounds
    • Advised a fintech entity on its US$10m Series A funding round led by Index Ventures
    • Acted for a UK-based fund management company on its Series A investment into a marketing agency
    • Advised a media startup on its Series Seed raise and secondly on its £10m Series A funding round led by Lansdowne Partners
    • Acted for a London-based cybersecurity entity on its preferred equity financing round
    • Acted for a CGI platform startup on its Series A funding round
    • Acted for a sustainable consumer goods business on its £2.1m Series Seed funding
    • Advised a healthtech startup on its US$3.6m Series Seed funding round
    Mergers & Acquisitions

    • Acted for the sellers of the IT service management company, Helecloud, on the sale of the company to SoftwareONE
    • Acted for the purchaser of a majority stake in a large UK-based dessert parlour brand

    *Please note, Rachel’s experience includes that prior to joining Orrick