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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.

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 export credit agency-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 (secondment), UK Export Finance and Crédit Agricole CIB, before joining LexisNexis®.

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.
 
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).

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.

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