Frances Coats joins Augusta as General Counsel
October 10th 2019
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.