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Neeta 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 paralegal experience.

Neeta also did a short stint in litigation at the Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office in 2006. 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. She has been working at Lexis Nexis since April 2013.

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.

Neil specialises in banking and asset finance transactions with a particular emphasis on shipping finance, aviation finance, renewable energy finance and in providing corporate finance transactional support. Neil qualified as a solicitor with TLT in 2004 and worked as a finance solicitor in both the Bristol and London offices before joining the asset finance team at DLA Piper.

Emma is head of the Banking and Finance team and the Finance Group at LexisNexis®UK.

Emma has wide-ranging experience in derivatives and capital markets with a particular emphasis on credit derivatives and structured products. Emma qualified as a solicitor with Allen & Overy LLP, working in the derivatives and structured finance teams in both their London and Paris offices before gaining experience with Deutsche Bank AG (advising the foreign exchange prime brokerage desk) and Crédit Agricole CIB (advising the fixed income and derivatives desk) 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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