Over 20 Years Experience

Scala Consultancy was founded by the internationally highly-respected UK and New York qualified lawyer, Alexandra Keen.

As a business and commercial affairs consultancy, we provide practical and strategic advice and services to UK and international small, medium-sized and large publicly-traded and privately-held companies and businesses in various industry sectors.

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Scala Consultancy provides commercial and business affairs advice and consultancy services to UK and international clients on a range of issues as well as supporting the growth and development of businesses whilst finding practical solutions to problems and mitigating risk.

With over twenty years of UK and international legal, business and commercial experience in private practice and industry, we have considerable expertise advising on matters relating to commercial contracts, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate finance, intellectual property, HR/employment, integration, media/entertainment, technology, corporate (including company secretarial), banking and finance, marketing/advertising, data protection/data privacy, property, dispute resolution, insolvency and compliance.

We have extensive multi-jurisdictional experience dealing with regional legal, regulatory and cultural differences worldwide, including in EMEA, North America, Central America, Latin America and APAC regions.

Scala Consultancy offers a personal and professional service to all of our clients. We listen carefully to your needs and advise on a variety of issues in relation to your individual business requirements. Companies and organisations we have worked with include business start-ups, established UK and international brand names as well as small, medium-sized and large publicly-traded and privately-held companies and businesses across a number of industry sectors including media/entertainment, finance, retail, consumer products, internet/tech, digital marketing/advertising, publishing, travel, food, leisure/hospitality, property, healthcare, art, professional services and not for profit.


Supporting Growth & Development


Recent Work Examples

Commercial Contracts

Negotiated and advised on many types of commercial contracts including MSAs/SLAs and SOWs, joint venture arrangements, heads of terms, banking finance and security documentation, agency arrangements and other bespoke commercial agreements.

M&A, Private Equity and Corporate Finance

Broad UK and international mergers & acquisitions, private equity and corporate finance experience for deals valued up to £100 million. Worked closely with third party principals and external advisors on structuring and negotiating the deals.

Intellectual Property

Determined and managed strategy for IP protection and exploitation across the group worldwide including in relation to registering trademarks and logos globally, monitoring for infringement, taking enforcement action and/or opposing third party claims and putting in place a suitable domain name management system and policy. Negotiated and advised on complex deals valued up to $60 million in relation to exploitation of IP worldwide.

HR and Employment

Worked closely with the Global CPO/Head of HR and advised on a broad range of UK and international employment issues, including contractual and contentious employment-related matters, use of EoRs, redundancies, restructuring of teams and disciplinary action.

Integration and Restructuring of Businesses

Integrating businesses into a larger group of companies (from a commercial contracts, corporate/M&A, employment, IP and other legal perspective) as well as a subsequent reorganisation and restructure of some of the key business divisions.

Setting Up New Businesses

Setting up and supporting the growth and expansion of new businesses, including a new UK business division within a large media/entertainment company which after 1.5 years from launch, was actively developing 45 projects.

Scala Consultancy was founded by Alexandra Keen as a business and commercial affairs consultancy. Her team consists of highly-qualified and motivated professionals, all of whom are experts in their field. With many years of experience in business, law, finance and accounting in various industry sectors, they have the expertise to provide a comprehensive first-rate service to our clients.

Alexandra is a highly respected U.K. and New York qualified commercial contracts, M&A/corporate and intellectual property lawyer with over twenty years of U.K. and international legal, business and commercial experience. She has been Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, Head of Business and Legal Affairs, Legal Director, board director, C-Suite and board business partner, member of operational board and key member of senior management in various companies over the years. Alexandra has had experience in both private practice and industry, as well as in small, medium-sized and large publicly traded and privately held UK and North American companies, including Brainlabs, ITV, Lionsgate and NBCUniversal.

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