JENNIFER CARTER SHAW, PARTNER, MACKAY CARTER SHAW LLP, 9 CLAREFIELD DRIVE, MAIDENHEAD, BERKSHIRE, SL6 5DW +44 (0) 207 193 1016 SUMMARY Over 15 years working as a corporate/commercial solicitor in private practice mainly in international law firms in London. From 1/1/11 Jennifer set up Mackay Carter Shaw LLP with a former colleague as a virtual law firm focusing on entrepreneurs and investors. The goal is to think creatively about legal problems while working with clients where we can add real value. We will provide City experience at reasonable rates. Jennifer is a corporate/commercial lawyer with experience in: private placement memoranda, prospectus work, investment and subscription agreements, share options, joint venture agreements, agency agreements, distribution agreements, franchise agreements, licensing agreements, employment agreements, directors’ service contracts, consultancy agreements, compromise agreements, settlement of employment disputes and sale and purchase agreements. MORE BACKGROUND Jennifer had a varied European legal education, obtaining legal qualifications from universities and legal institutions in England, Germany and Belgium. She has always combined her interests in commercial legal agreements (often international) with her enjoyment of corporate transactional work and over the years has been most satisfied acting for successful entrepreneurs. Now leading the way in which lawyers can provide services to entrepreneurs. Associations > Formerly Member of the Legal Committee of Quoted Companies Alliance which lobbies for better regulation for the 2,000 or so quoted companies outside the FTSE 350. Publications > Co-author, “A Practitioner’s Guide to the Listing Rules,” published by ISI publications > Co-author, “A Practitioner’s Guide to the Alternative Investment Market Rules,” published by City and Financial Education Jennifer qualified as a solicitor in England in 1993 Law Society Finals, (First Class Honours) Chester College of Law 1993 Postgraduate Advanced European Legal Studies, Collège d’Europe, Bruges, Belgium 1992 LLB, (Hons), King’s College, London University, 1990 German Civil Law Undergraduate Diploma, Passau University, Germany 1989 JENNIFER CARTER SHAW, PARTNER, MACKAY CARTER SHAW LLP, 9 CLAREFIELD DRIVE, MAIDENHEAD, BERKSHIRE, SL6 5DW +44 (0) 207 193 1016 CAREER HISTORY 2011 – P RESENT. MACKAY CARTER S HAW LLP - PARTNER - a virtual law firm focused on entrepreneurs and investors. 2007 – 2009. CURTIS , MALLET-P REVOST, COLT & MOSLE LLP – COUNSEL - an international law firm headquartered in New York with 14 offices in 10 different jurisdictions acting for large international companies. 1999 –2002. AMHURST, BROWN, COLOMBOTTI - PARTNER - a firm based in West End of London law where Jennifer was partner in the Company and Commercial Department. This was during the dot.com era and Jennifer worked mainly on projects for entrepreneurs often software or internet related. 1998 –1999. BROOKSTREET DES ROCHES – ASSISTANT - a niche firm based outside Oxford where Jennifer was in the Company and Commercial Department working on a number of corporate finance and commercial transactions for entrepreneurs and cooperative organisations. 1997 –1998. MACFARLANES – ASSISTANT - a firm based in the City of London law where Jennifer was in the Company and Commercial Department working on a number of international corporate and commercial transactions mainly for household names. 1994 –1997. TAYLOR, J OYNSON, GARRETT (NOW TAYLOR WESSING) – ASSOCIATE - a firm based in the City of London. Jennifer started as an articled clerk training partly with Tom and became Associate in the Company and Commercial Department working between the Corporate and Commercial Groups on international commercial transactions and London Stock Exchange matters. P ERSONAL Married (to Jonathan) with three young children who compete with the two Labradors for Jennifer’s attention. Jennifer enjoys making the most of the fresh air and gastronomic opportunities in and around Pinkneys Green, Berkshire. At the moment she is contemplating adding bad Swedish to her collection of languages.
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