Ursula Gould is a commercial partner based in Shoosmiths’ Manchester office. She has experience in dealing with a wide range of domestic and international matters, including advising on and drafting high-value, complex and cross-border contracts for both private and public sector clients.
Her experience includes advising Valero (Chevron/Texaco) on a variety of transactions and GMPTE and Centro in connection with their respective tram systems.
She has advised on large projects, including detailed performance payment regimes, infrastructure supply and operating agreements, joint ventures and strategic alliances, long-term supply agreements, private company business or share sales and purchases and group reorganisations.
Gould also advises charities and other not-for-profit organisations on structural, governance and commercial matters, including on the interface arrangements between the public, private and third sectors.
She trained at Clyde & Co and qualified in 1990 at Veale Wasbrough Vizards, where she became a partner in 1999. She moved to Pannone in 2001 and was a partner there until the end of 2011 before joining the Shoosmiths team in January 2012.
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