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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.

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.

Meet Emma:

1.Banking and finance lawyer with experience in derivatives, debt capital markets, securitisation and structured finance in London and Paris

2.Likes ballet, playing the harp and holidays

3.Thinks the law is always changing!

Emma trained and qualified at Allen & Overy LLP and worked in their derivatives and structured finance teams in London and Paris.  She then joined the foreign exchange prime brokerage legal team at Deutsche Bank before spending 4 ½ years with Crédit Agricole CIB advising the fixed income and derivatives desk.

Meet Suzanna:

1. Banking and finance lawyer with experience in real estate finance, trade finance and aviation finance

2. Likes skiing, comedy shows and listening to live music

3. Thinks the law is not for the fainthearted

Suzanna has wide-ranging experience in banking and finance transactions with particular emphasis on advising lenders in the context of real estate finance and trade finance, and advising on ECA supported aviation finance transactions. Suzanna qualified as a solicitor in 2001 with Theodore Goddard (now Addleshaw Goddard LLP) and has since gained experience with Barclays Bank PLC, ECGD and Crédit Agricole CIB before joining LexisNexis.

 
Malti is a solicitor specialising in financial restructuring and insolvency. Malti trained at Baker & McKenzie and qualified into the restructuring, recovery and bankruptcy group there. She then worked at Taylor Wessing as a senior associate in the restructuring and corporate recovery group for a number of years, specializing in both domestic and cross-border transactions, as well as other non-contentious and advisory matters. She also experienced secondments at RBS and Zolfo Cooper (now Alix Partners).
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