Michelle Nuvall

Michelle is an associate in the Commercial, IT and Outsourcing team. Michelle advises clients on a wide range of general commercial, procurement, IT and data protection matters. This includes reviewing business-as-usual contracts, negotiating complex strategic arrangements, and everything in between. She also has substantial in-house experience from secondments in both the private and the public sector.


  • Advising the Department for Education on the award of a contract providing £57 million of funding under its Opening School Facilities programme.
  • Carrying out a large-scale data protection impact assessment of a law enforcement body's new case management system. This included advising on data protection risks and compliance throughout the development and configuration of the software.
  • Drafting a suite of standardised templates and associated guidance for a public body. This included drafting terms and conditions of purchase, a template contract with numerous schedules for mid-value transactions, a framework agreement, a deed of novation, and various non-disclosure agreements.
  • Supporting BEIS in the preparation of the contractual arrangement underpinning its investment in the LEAF Coalition. This included drafting and negotiating a £171 million contribution agreement to help finance a complex carbon credit arrangement with the aim of halting tropical deforestation.
  • Advising a global engine manufacturer on a number of national and international supply chain and procurement agreements, including manufacturing and logistics.
  • Advising a student accommodation provider on a SaaS subscription agreement as part of its transition to a new property management solution.
  • Reviewing and drafting a wide range of day-to-day contracts such as terms and conditions for an online platform providing business-to-business professional services, consumer law-compliant online terms and conditions of sale, data reselling agreement template, SaaS free trial agreement, etc.
  • Supporting Ford Motor Company Limited's and Transport for London's legal teams on secondment for nearly two years and six months, respectively.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2023

    • Career
      March 2023
      Gowling WLG (UK), Associate
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
  • 2021

    • Career
      August 2021
      Gowling WLG (UK), Trainee
  • 2019

    • Career
      August 2019
      Gowling WLG (UK), Paralegal
  • 2018

    • Education
      The University of Law (Moorgate), LPC and MSc in Law, Business and Management
  • 2017

    • Education
      University of Cambridge, MA Law