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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.

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 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 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.

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Stephen Moller, head of the London finance department at K&L Gates, discusses the short- and long-term implications of Brexit on the securitisation market. Has the...

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23 Aug 2016

Piers Summerfield, partner at Simmons and Simmons, looks at how the UK’s vote to leave the EU may impact on debt securities. What is the immediate impact of the UK's...

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17 Aug 2016

Peter Workman, partner at PwC, discusses the impact of Brexit on the UK’s participation in the Capital Markets Union (CMU) project. What is the CMU? CMU is an...

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4 Aug 2016

Nigel Dickinson, partner, and Victoria Nevins, associate, at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP discuss the potential implications of Brexit on the derivatives market. Has the...

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3 Aug 2016

Matthew Dunn, partner at Clifford Chance, discusses the potential implications for leveraged finance following the UK’s decision to leave the EU. Has the UK's vote in...

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29 Jul 2016

Welcome to this month’s highlights from the Lexis®PSL Banking & Finance team which cover the key news updates from July 2016. Brexit The following Brexit news...

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25 Jul 2016

Paul Holland, partner at Dentons examines the implications of the UK’s decision to leave the EU on the aviation finance market and what impact it could have on existing...

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19 Jul 2016

Stephen Marais, partner at Holman Fenwick Willan, considers the possible implications Brexit could have on the shipping finance markets. Has the UK’s vote in favour of...

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15 Jul 2016

What are the immediate issues for existing loan agreements following the EU referendum result? David Varnham, partner and head of banking at Mills & Reeve,...

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8 Jul 2016

David Campbell, a partner in Allen & Overy’s banking department, considers whether the result in the EU referendum means that Material Adverse Change clauses (MACs)...

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What does Brexit mean for securitisations?
Banking and Finance

Stephen Moller, head of the London finance department at K&L Gates, discusses the short- and long-term implications of Brexit on the securitisation market. Has the...

Brexit and debt capital markets
Banking and Finance

Piers Summerfield, partner at Simmons and Simmons, looks at how the UK’s vote to leave the EU may impact on debt securities. What is the immediate impact of the UK's...

Brexit and the future of the Capital Markets Union
Banking and Finance

Peter Workman, partner at PwC, discusses the impact of Brexit on the UK’s participation in the Capital Markets Union (CMU) project. What is the CMU? CMU is an...

The impact of Brexit on derivatives
Banking and Finance

Nigel Dickinson, partner, and Victoria Nevins, associate, at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP discuss the potential implications of Brexit on the derivatives market. Has the...

Brexit—examining the implications for leveraged finance
Banking and Finance

Matthew Dunn, partner at Clifford Chance, discusses the potential implications for leveraged finance following the UK’s decision to leave the EU. Has the UK's vote in...

Monthly Highlights: July 2016
Banking and Finance

Welcome to this month’s highlights from the Lexis®PSL Banking & Finance team which cover the key news updates from July 2016. Brexit The following Brexit news...

Implications for aviation finance post-Brexit
Banking and Finance

Paul Holland, partner at Dentons examines the implications of the UK’s decision to leave the EU on the aviation finance market and what impact it could have on existing...

The post-referendum landscape for shipping finance
Banking and Finance

Stephen Marais, partner at Holman Fenwick Willan, considers the possible implications Brexit could have on the shipping finance markets. Has the UK’s vote in favour of...

What does the referendum result mean for borrowers and lenders?
Banking and Finance

What are the immediate issues for existing loan agreements following the EU referendum result? David Varnham, partner and head of banking at Mills & Reeve,...

Brexit and Material Adverse Change clauses
Banking and Finance

David Campbell, a partner in Allen & Overy’s banking department, considers whether the result in the EU referendum means that Material Adverse Change clauses (MACs)...

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