We help our investor clients draft and negotiate core investment documents in line with BVCA standards, ensuring that your interests are protected and aligned with each investment’s growth plans and unique risk-profile. We don’t go overboard and adopt a clear focus on strategic objectives to ensure that they can be monitored and met. Alongside this, we support with fund establishment and simplify the process of setting incentive structures for fund managers.
For founders, we provide comprehensive support in structuring deals, and securing the funding you need to bring your vision to life. Every decision we make is based on growth, long-term sustainability in line with exit targets and profitability.
Our experience in VC means we are equipped to handle all investment legal processes with precision and a clear understanding of ‘what’s market standard’. We work with clients from due diligence and compliance, to contract management through VC funding processes, clearly communicating complex legal principles into concise everyday language so you know exactly what you want to push on and what you are signing up to and why. We know founders regularly juggle fundraising and operations, so when advising startups, we prioritise enabling founders to focus on their own priorities, and streamlining processes throughout.
Within venture capital, we’re not just a legal service provider; we’re a dedicated partner, here to empower you with the legal support you need to close deals efficiently and with confidence.
What our clients say
As the founder and shareholder of an engineering company, I found myself in a complex situation. I was being threatened with legal action unless I committed to a large set of demands and payments within an excruciating timeframe. The close-knit Accelerate Law team took a personal interest in listening to my story and quickly ploughed through all the documentation. They put my mind at ease immediately and began to work through rectifying the situation. The Accelerate Law team’s quick and effective help meant that I had the time and the mindset to properly investigate, understand and rectify the issues with the company. Accelerate Law exhibit the strength of character and professionalism that is so important when you really need help! I cannot recommend Accelerate Law enough.
We now have a trusted partner to turn to whenever we need legal advice and assistance. Accelerate Law supported us with all the documentation for our fundraise, EMI options set up, and all associated support. The rapid and comprehensive communications with the legal team throughout the whole process exceeded our expectations. I definitely recommend Accelerate Law, they offer a great service that is also affordable and accessible for startups.
As an early stage investor and incubator, we need entrepreneurial, solutions-focused legal providers who have a deep startup understanding and help us grow our investment business. Accelerate Law give us this in a highly flexible, efficient and approachable way.
Managing Partner, EarlyMarket
The Accelerate Law team made our whole company set up and pre-seed venture round a very swift process. With their help, we were able to confidently and seamlessly close our round, kickstart our business, and onboard contractors. We worked closely with Simon, who’s fast and very approachable, and always takes the time to guide us through key terms and different options, which is invaluable to us as first-time founders. Simon is a trusted, exceptional legal partner, and we're delighted to be working together - choose Accelerate Law!
Meet the team
Founder & CEO
Ex-city Lawyer at Linklaters
Silvia Dal Cin
The General Manager
Ex M&A Project Manager
Trained as a lawyer in Italy