Dana Ewans

Corporate Legal Advisor

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Dana Ewans

Dana advises clients on the full range of corporate legal services and also brings specialist experience in the field of employment law.

Dana's clients look to her to manage an extremely wide range of corporate legal responsibilities. It could be recreating their statutory books, updating and drafting articles, dealing with share transactions and drafting loan and shareholder agreements. Her background in employment law means she is also routinely asked to advise on issues such as employment contracts, service agreements and related policies.

Dana started her career as a Legal Secretary before training as a Legal Executive and progressing to roles advising on personal injury claims and personal and commercial contract disputes. This experience gave her a good grounding in managing a complex caseload and resolving disputes through tribunals, the courts and mediation.

She has an LLB (Hons) from Nottingham Law School and is studying for the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives qualification.

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