Frances is General Counsel and works closely with all of our teams on Augusta’s commercial, legal and compliance needs.

Prior to joining Augusta, Frances headed the non-contentious legal team at The Ardonagh Group, a private equity-held diversified insurance business and, previously, was responsible for advising Tesco’s Group Food division, covering the UK, Ireland and Central Europe.

Before going in house, Frances was a corporate and M&A specialist at Clifford Chance and Latham & Watkins in London, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, including a secondment acting as sole legal counsel for Mondelez International’s Middle East and North Africa business.

Frances holds a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry from The University of Bristol.