- General Counsel responsible for all aspects of LeapFrog’s legal functions across its 8 offices and 21 portfolio companies
- More than 20 years of diverse high-level legal experience
- BA in Oriental Studies, Oxford University and Post-graduate diploma in Law and Legal Practice, Nottingham Law School
Frances HollidayGeneral Counsel and Board Member
As General Counsel, Frances is responsible for all aspects of LeapFrog’s legal functions across its 8 offices and 21 portfolio companies.
Frances has more than 20 years of diverse high-level legal experience. As General Counsel at Kazimir Partners, an asset manager focused on emerging markets, she drove complex deal structuring and cross-border mergers and acquisitions in emerging markets including Africa and Asia. She also structured substantial new funds. Prior to that, she was a specialist mergers and acquisitions leader at Slaughter and May, a top-tier global law firm leading large-scale transactions for the public and private sectors.
Frances holds a BA in Oriental Studies from Oxford University, where she was also awarded a travelling fellowship to the United Nations Sub-Commission on Human Rights in Geneva, and a Post-graduate diploma in Law and Legal Practice from Nottingham Law School. She is fluent in Japanese, Russian and French.