Mary-Ann Orr - People - Gateley

Mary-Ann Orr

Legal Director

Gateley Legal

  • Reading
  • t: 0118 957 7328
  • m: 0784 337 7057


Mary-Ann has provided commercial legal advice to clients both in private practice and for a significant amount of time in-house with a FTSE 10 company. She has expertise in contract drafting and negotiation including operations, supply chain and procurement, corporate governance and compliance, due diligence, international sanctions compliance (with a focus on Iran) and general commercial law.

Mary-Ann spent over 15 years in-house advising a FTSE 10 on legal matters as diverse as F1 sponsorship, marketing, regional general commercial and operations, global compliance (including sanctions compliance) and corporate governance.


  1. Advising Dr Oetker on its business purchase of Unilever’s Alsa brand.
  2. Advising Inspired Energy Plc on a string of share and business deals.
  3. Advising Lloyds Development Capital on numerous acquisitions and investments.
  4. Advising New York Bakery, providing them with a packaged commercial contract review service.

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