Annelie Carver

Commercial Solicitor (Freelance)


Annelie Carver is a Corporate and Commercial solicitor qualified in England with over 22 years of experience in advising a wide range of businesses, from startups to publicaly listed companies.

With in-house legal experience as General Counsel and Company Secretary, Annelie has a great understanding of commercial operations and the real time impact of legal issues on your business.

Annelie was General Counsel and Company Secretary for Flybe Group plc. In this role, Annelie was a member of the Operating Board of Flybe and was also the Company Secretary for the Flybe Group companies, the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.

Annelie was the first in-house lawyer at Flybe and the first female member of the Operating Board. Annelie set up a legal team at Flybe and advised on a wide range of corporate, commercial and corporate governance matters. Annelie has also worked as Legal Counsel for Etihad Airways and its trading subsidiaries for several years, providing advice on a wide range of commercial contracts, general terms of agreement, data protection and compliance.

Annelie was a Partner and Head of Corporate in regional law firms and is currently General Counsel and Company Secretary for the Teenage Helpline charity, which she works for on a voluntary basis.

Annelie has advised private companies, listed companies, public sector bodies, charities, partnerships, LLPs and startup businesses on a wide range of company, corporate, commercial and contractual matters.

Annelie has experience in advising on shareholder and investment agreements; the sale and purchase of companies and assets; drafting of partnership, joint venture and LLP agreements; drafting terms and conditions for commercial arrangements, data protection and GDPR; and advising on supply agreements for the sale and purchase of goods.

Annelie has worked with businesses in a wide range of sectors, including manufacturing, technology, aviation, travel, leisure, hospitality, care and energy and renewables.

When Annelie is not working as a lawyer, she teaches yoga and enjoys surfing and swimming. Annelie has a T4 camper van and loves to explore the South West’s countryside and beaches with her dog Buzz.


  • Supply Agreements and Terms and Conditions (Goods and/or Services) B2B and B2C
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Non-Disclosure/Confidentiality Agreements
  • Out-sourcing Agreements
  • Framework Agreements
  • Manufacturing Agreements
  • Agency, Referral and Commission Agreements
  • Consultancy Agreements (and IR35 compliance)
  • E-Commerce and Online Consumer Trading Laws
  • Website Terms, Privacy Policies and Cookie Policies
  • GDPR/Data Protection Advice
  • GDPR Compliance
  • Website Compliance
  • Intellectual Property Licences and Assignments
  • SAAS, Software Development and Licence Agreements
  • Mobile App Terms
  • Framework Agreements and SOWs



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