Rachel Hayward


Rachel is a solicitor in the Corporate Department.

Rachel has experience advising clients on a variety of corporate transactions including private company acquisitions and disposals, listed company takeovers and joint ventures. Rachel has also assisted clients with general company law advice and has provided strategic advice on corporate governance issues.


Rachel joined Goodman Derrick LLP in 2017. Previously, she trained at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP and qualified into their corporate department in 2015.


  • University of Sheffield
  • BPP Law School

Out of the office

In her spare time, Rachel enjoys the theatre, dance, hiking and live music. She also enjoys travelling and has previously spent time working in Australia.