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Neeta has been working as a paralegal in Banking and Insolvency for the past 4 and a half years.

She started her legal career at Allen & Overy in 2008 in the midst of the global financial crisis and the collapse of Lehmans where she gained most of her experience.

Neeta also did a short stint in litigation at the Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office. Neeta graduated with a 2:1 honours degree from University of London, Queen Mary College and went on to obtain a distinction from the College of Law in the Legal Practice Course. She moved to Lexis®PSL in April 2013.

Meet Miranda:

1. Banking and finance lawyer with experience in leveraged finance, real estate finance and restructuring

2. Likes Spanish cooking, playing the piano and planning adventures

3. Thinks the law is a necessary evil

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 Neil:

1. Banking and finance lawyer with particular experience in asset finance

2. Likes Wales, wine, sport and anything else that means he doesn’t have the time to have to write personal information about himself

3. Thinks the law is a far broader topic than any of his family and friends who do not work in law

Neil specialises in banking and asset finance transactions with a particular emphasis in finance for shipping, aviation and renewable energy, as well as providing corporate transactional support. He trained and qualified at TLT LLP and spent a further four years working as a finance solicitor, acting for borrowers and lenders before joining the Asset Finance team at DLA Piper (UK) LLP.

Meet Kate:

1. Banking & finance lawyer with experience in syndicated lending and project finance in London, Paris and Sydney

2. Likes yoga, DIY (although the output doesn’t generally reflect the input) and sunny climes

3. Thinks the law is very unlike how LA Law made it look

Kate is a solicitor specialising in banking and finance with particular emphasis on syndicated lending and project finance. She has acted for both borrowers and lenders on a wide range of finance transactions, often involving multiple jurisdictions.

Kate trained and qualified in the Debt and Derivative Securities team at Allen & Overy LLP. She later joined the Banking and Finance team at Freehills (now Herbert Smith Freehills) in Sydney. Most recently, she was in the Projects and Infrastructure team at Norton Rose LLP before joining LexisNexis. Kate is dual-qualified in England and Wales and New South Wales, Australia.

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19 Dec 2018

Case analysis of Cargill International Trading Pte Ltd v Uttam Galva Steels Limited [2018] EWHC 2977 for LMA briefing

18 Dec 2018

Discussing the judgment in General Mediterranean Holding, Richard Spearman QC, barrister at 39 Essex Chambers, advises that the Court of Appeal has clarified the extent...

30 Jul 2018

In The State of Netherlands v Deutsche Bank AG [2018] EWHC 1935 (Comm), the judge confirmed that a standard International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA)...

22 Jun 2018

What have been the key cases in the world of banking & finance over the past six months? Cases Lending In Carney and others v NM Rothschild & Sons...

18 Jun 2018

The outcome of claims regarding interest rate hedging products (IRHPs) is generally mixed, with companies having been dealt a number of blows, particularly in respect...

17 Apr 2018

This case concerned the interpretation of ‘fair market value’ as it appears in the Global Master Repurchase Agreement (GMRA). LBI EHF v Raiffeisen Bank International...

20 Mar 2018

This case considers whether a majority note holder had sufficient ‘control’ over the issuer of the loan notes, in accordance with the terms of an indenture, so as to...

14 Mar 2018

The Commercial Court considered the subject of how Close-out Amount is calculated under the 2002 ISDA Master Agreement, including whether it is open to a...

2 Mar 2018

Who has security rights over tax credits paid to a company which subsequently enters into insolvency proceedings? Andrew Ayres QC and James Kinman, barristers at...

5 Feb 2018

This case considers the effect of a prohibition on the assignment of a contract right as between the assignor and purported assignee and the possibility that a long...

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