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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.

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.

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28 Jan 2020

Louise Gullifer, Professor of English Law at the University of Cambridge discusses negative covenants in loan agreements. Such covenants are not included solely to...

24 Jan 2020

This article analyses some of the potential approaches to drafting security over construction contracts. For some time, English law has been unhelpfully opaque in certain...

13 Dec 2019

This article discusses how English law has been unhelpfully opaque in certain areas relating to the characterisation of security assignments and charges over contractual...

13 Dec 2019

 This article looks at the observations of Lord Hoffmann in Chartbrook Ltd v Persimmon Homes Ltd  [2019] EWCA Civ 1361 about the test for mutual mistake...

14 Nov 2019

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...

14 Nov 2019

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...

14 Nov 2019

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;...

28 Oct 2019

This article looks at the types of security interest that can be created over choses in action, focusing on the key differences at law, enforcement rights, priorities,...

20 Oct 2019

In this article we consider three recent practical examples of how the English law of secured transactions impacts rights of creditors when things have not happened quite...

19 Oct 2019

This article considers the circumstances in which a borrower might succeed with a challenge to the appointment of a receiver or an administrator by a secured lender; and...

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The boundaries of a borrower’s freedom to act: negative covenants in loan agreements
Banking and Finance

Louise Gullifer, Professor of English Law at the University of Cambridge discusses negative covenants in loan agreements. Such covenants are not included solely to...

Drafting security over contractual rights in project and real estate finance
Banking and Finance

This article analyses some of the potential approaches to drafting security over construction contracts. For some time, English law has been unhelpfully opaque in certain...

Security over contractual rights: issues for project and construction financing
Banking and Finance

This article discusses how English law has been unhelpfully opaque in certain areas relating to the characterisation of security assignments and charges over contractual...

Rectifying rectification: FSHC Group Holdings Ltd v GLAS Trust Corporation Ltd
Banking and Finance

 This article looks at the observations of Lord Hoffmann in Chartbrook Ltd v Persimmon Homes Ltd  [2019] EWCA Civ 1361 about the test for mutual mistake...

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...

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;...

Assignment or charge? Taking security over intangibles
Banking and Finance

This article looks at the types of security interest that can be created over choses in action, focusing on the key differences at law, enforcement rights, priorities,...

Practical issues in the registration and release of security
Banking and Finance

In this article we consider three recent practical examples of how the English law of secured transactions impacts rights of creditors when things have not happened quite...

Lenders’ liability for the enforcement of security
Banking and Finance

This article considers the circumstances in which a borrower might succeed with a challenge to the appointment of a receiver or an administrator by a secured lender; and...

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