Banking and Finance

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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.

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 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.

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.

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11 Dec 2017

When a loan is made on the basis of a negligent valuation of the security, but it is mostly used to refinance the lender’s previous loan to the same borrower, can the...

23 Jul 2017

Daria Popescu, lawyer at the Law Commission, considers the draft proposals made by the Law Commission for the Goods Mortgages Bill to modernise bills of sale. Original...

15 Jun 2017

This case considers the rights and obligations that arise between an issuer of a letter of credit and a confirming party that makes payment to a beneficiary. Original...

9 Feb 2017

lan C Williams, senior associate, and Andy McGregor, partner, both at RPC, examine the Court of Appeal’s judgment in the Petrosaudi Oil Services case concerning whether...

6 Dec 2016

Gateley Plc Finance litigation associate John Williams and partner Rob Payne explain the litigious actions between the Menelaou family and the Bank of Cyprus UK, taking...

18 Feb 2016

When does a lender make a further advance which engages the rules preventing tacking? Ben Valentin, barrister at Fountain Court Chambers, considers the Court of...

2 Feb 2016

How will the upcoming changes to bearer shares affect lenders? Ruth Marken, partner at Olswang, profiles the detail of the changes to an antiquated form of share...

29 Jan 2016

Are the Law Commission’s proposals for a replacement to the historic Bills of Sale Acts fit for purpose? Dorothy Livingston, consultant in competition, regulation and...

12 Jan 2016

What are the duties owed by a mortgagee in possession? David Bowden, independent legal consultant, comments on the consequences of Alpstream AG and others v PK Airfinance...

11 Nov 2015

Tim Polli of Tanfield Chambers examines the Supreme Court’s use in an unjust enrichment case of the remedy of subrogation to an unpaid vendor’s lien in Bank of Cyprus UK...

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