Clare Scott advises private fund sponsors, investors, and joint venture participants in forming, investing in, and operating private investment funds and alternative investment vehicles.

Ms. Scott regularly advises sponsors, from leading institutional asset managers to first-time fund managers, as well as institutional investors — including strategic corporates, pension schemes, and sovereign wealth funds.

She assists sponsors with their formation, global fundraising, capital deployment, and operating activities for a range of private funds, including:

  • Buyout funds
  • Green and climate investment funds
  • Real estate funds
  • Infrastructure funds
  • Debt funds
  • Co-investment funds
  • Secondary transactions

She also helps client navigate fund marketing and regulatory matters, including AIFMD.

Given her experience advising both sponsor and investor clients, Ms. Scott has a sophisticated perspective on the fund market.

Pro Bono and Community

Ms. Scott serves as the liaison to Hatch Enterprise, an incubator for social enterprises, with an emphasis on supporting entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds. 

She also served as the London Co-Lead for Latham’s Women Lawyers Group.

Ms. Scott’s representative clients include:


  • Capvis
  • IFM
  • ISQ
  • Quadriga Capital
  • Riverstone
  • StepStone


  • Assicurazioni Generali 
  • City of Hope 
  • Novo 
  • Partners Group 

Regulatory Matters

  • Bain
  • The Carlyle Group
  • Cinven
  • CVC
  • EQT

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)


  • Legal Practice Course, College of Law, 2011
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, College of Law, 2010
  • BA in Philosophy, Sciences and Psychology, University of Manchester, 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English