Sandra Bates is a corporate finance partner at Fladgate with significant depth of experience in international transactions, particularly in Africa, Canada and the US.

Her career has focused on cross-border corporate transactions, specialising in IPOs and other equity capital markets transactions, public and private mergers and acquisitions (M&A) including reverse takeovers, strategic investments and joint ventures.

Sandra has particular experience advising companies in the mining, oil and gas and technology sectors and her broad network of connections and considerable experience is invaluable in assisting clients to develop their businesses.

She has helped long-standing clients such as Avesoro Resources Inc to raise equity capital and execute their public and private M&A strategies.

Sandra is a member of the Australia-United Kingdom Chamber of Commerce, Women in Mining, and Art for Youth (UK Youth).

She also has significant in-house legal and business experience gained as a senior M&A adviser at Citigroup in New York.