Rachael Ruane

Rachael Ruane


Qualifications: LLB(European)

Admitted as a solicitor 2003

Tel: +44 (0) 117 902 7231


Rachael is a partner in our Banking and Finance team. She trained with Freshfield Bruckhaus Deringer and joined the firm in 2006. She specialises in:

  • Asset Backed Lending
  • Corporate Banking
  • Acquisition Finance
  • Project Finance
  • Securitisations
  • Real Estate Finance

Rachael advises both financiers and corporates across a range of sectors including transportation, food and finance and energy. Recent examples of her work including advising:

  • in relation to banking and security arrangements to finance the accession of a cooperative of dairy farms as a corporate member of Arla Foods amba
  • on equipment leasing, vehicle leasing and bilateral facilities for FirstGroup plc
  • on the restructuring of defaulting securitisation portfolios
  • a corporate in the renewables sector on aspects of its development financing arrangements for a waste to energy facility and associated technology
  • a far Eastern conglomerate in relation to hire purchase arrangements for printing presses
  • on various matters in relation to a portfolio of executive jets financed by a UK institution
  • Lloyds on the senior debt refinancing for a group of crematoria.

Other clients include Rabobank International, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, Bayerische Landesbank and New Earth Solutions Limited.

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