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Pietra has completed the Bar Professional Training Course at the University of Law and was called to the Bar in 2019. Prior to the BPTC, Pietra undertook a law degree at the University of Bristol.

Market Tracker is a unique service for corporate lawyers housed within Lexis®PSL Corporate. It features a powerful transaction data analysis tool for accessing, analysing and comparing the specific features of corporate transactions, with a comprehensive and searchable library of deal documentation across 14 different deal types. The Market Tracker product also includes news and analysis of key corporate deals and activity and in-depth analysis of recent trends in corporate transactions. 

Zahra started working as a paralegal at Lexis Nexis in Banking and Insolvency teams in April 2019. Zahra graduated with a 2.1 honours in a BA French and Spanish, completed the GDL at BPP University and is seeking some experience before commencing the LPC. She has undertaken voluntary work for law firms in London, Argentina and Colombia.
Amy is a content writer and marketing manager at LexisNexis. She previously worked as an independent writer and researcher, for clients such as, Unilever, Kantar TNS, The Soil Association, MasterCard and Lufthansa Airlines. She has written for national publications, including City A.M. and Financial IT. Amy now writes and plans editorial content for the LexisNexis blogs, campaigns and industry magazine features. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Italian and French from the University of Warwick.

Miranda is a solicitor specialising in leveraged and acquisition finance. She trained at Hogan Lovells International LLP and qualified into the international banking and finance team. During her time at Hogan Lovells she worked on a variety of domestic and cross-border transactions, acting for both borrowers and lenders. She also experienced secondments to Barclays Bank PLC and Kaupthing Bank hf.

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Financial Services

Welcome to the weekly Financial Services highlights from the LexisPSL Financial Services team for the week ending 14 November 2019. This weeks highlights include updates...

Corporate Law

Prosus N.V, the Amsterdam listed investment company owned by Naspers Limited, published the offer document on 11 November 2019 in its hostile cash bid for Just Eat....

Corporate Law

Eddie Stobart Logistics plc (Eddie Stobart) has recently been in the spotlight, having been the subject of a financial scandal, the centre of competing takeover bids and...

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Corporate Law

Amid increased scrutiny surrounding directors’ remuneration, the recently published 2019 Spencer Stuart board index noted that there has been a 30% increase in the...

Banking and Finance

This article provides: (i) an insight into ESG funding through the loan market; (ii) an analysis of ESG loan structures; and (iii) a discussion of ESG loan market...

Women-in-Law
Corporate Law

The Hampton-Alexander Review published its annual report on 13 November addressing the progress made so far against its deadline which aims to see 33% of women in...

Banking and Finance

In this article, the authors consider key provisions in an ISDA Master Agreement which are included to address the particular characteristics of UK defi ned benefi t (or...

Banking and Finance

In this article, Tim Rennie and Darren Phelan, respectively a partner and senior associate at Ashurst LLP provide: (i) the background to the issues that have faced LIBOR;...

Banking and Finance

Welcome to this month’s highlights from the Banking & Finance team which cover the key news updates from October 2019.

In-House

As part of our sector-focused series, we have curated the key resources and points you need to know from the last quarter’s legal updates. Understand the key news...

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FS weekly highlights—14 November 2019
Financial Services

Welcome to the weekly Financial Services highlights from the LexisPSL Financial Services team for the week ending 14 November 2019. This weeks highlights include updates...

Prosus presses on with hostile offer for Just Eat
Corporate Law

Prosus N.V, the Amsterdam listed investment company owned by Naspers Limited, published the offer document on 11 November 2019 in its hostile cash bid for Just Eat....

Eddie Stobart responds to media speculation on DBAY proposal
Corporate Law

Eddie Stobart Logistics plc (Eddie Stobart) has recently been in the spotlight, having been the subject of a financial scandal, the centre of competing takeover bids and...

Average chair remuneration increases over last 10 years
Corporate Law

Amid increased scrutiny surrounding directors’ remuneration, the recently published 2019 Spencer Stuart board index noted that there has been a 30% increase in the...

ESG factors in loan finance: moving the needle on sustainable finance
Banking and Finance

This article provides: (i) an insight into ESG funding through the loan market; (ii) an analysis of ESG loan structures; and (iii) a discussion of ESG loan market...

Hampton-Alexander Review posts its 2019 annual update
Corporate Law

The Hampton-Alexander Review published its annual report on 13 November addressing the progress made so far against its deadline which aims to see 33% of women in...

ISDAs for pension schemes: where one size does not fit all
Banking and Finance

In this article, the authors consider key provisions in an ISDA Master Agreement which are included to address the particular characteristics of UK defi ned benefi t (or...

LIBOR discontinuation in the loan markets: is compounding SONIA the answer?
Banking and Finance

In this article, Tim Rennie and Darren Phelan, respectively a partner and senior associate at Ashurst LLP provide: (i) the background to the issues that have faced LIBOR;...

Monthly highlights: October 2019
Banking and Finance

Welcome to this month’s highlights from the Banking & Finance team which cover the key news updates from October 2019.

Life Sciences Sector Update – Q4
In-House

As part of our sector-focused series, we have curated the key resources and points you need to know from the last quarter’s legal updates. Understand the key news...

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