Chiara trained in Acuity’s corporate and commercial, commercial property and dispute resolution teams before qualifying into the corporate team in October 2018. She spent a year of her training contract in the corporate and commercial team developing a broad skill set.

Prior to joining Acuity, Chiara undertook a vacation scheme placement at Reed Smith LLP and worked in the financial services team at Eversheds Sutherland. Chiara is also fluent in Italian.

  • Corporate deals and transactions – mergers, acquisitions and disposals
  • Shareholders’ agreements and investment agreements
  • Private equity funded transactions
  • Banking and financing
  • Acting for the sellers on the sale of Newport based Vans Direct Limited to Vertu Ventures Limited
  • Assisting in the international sale of Harris Pye Engineering Group Limited to Joulon EU Acquisitions S.à.r.l
  • Acting for Bluestone Resorts Wales Limited in relation to the restructure of its group of companies and refinancing
  • Assisting in the restructure of the Verdion group of companies and the incorporation of UK branch companies
  • Assisting in a $35,000,000 multicurrency revolving facility
  • Assisting in several refinances of over £14,000,000


  • The Corporate Team is ranked Tier 1 in The Legal 500.

  • The Corporate Team is ranked Band 2 in Chambers & Partners.

  • Corporate and Commercial Team of the Year
    Wales Legal Awards 2020