Overview

Katie is a partner in the banking team, specialising in real estate finance and heads our hotel finance practice.

Katie acts for both lenders (clearing banks and debt funds) and borrowers on both syndicated and bilateral loans. She has completed secondments at Nationwide Building Society and Lloyds Banking Group in both origination and restructuring roles.

Katie is dual qualified in England and Wales and Scotland.

Experience
  • Advising HSBC in relation to investment and development facilities to luxury hotel group, Harbour Hotels.
  • Advising Lloyds Banking Group in relation to a £50 million facility to fund the acquisition of a serviced office business.
  • Advising Torbay Council on a mezzanine facility to fund a hotel and mixed-used development in Torquay.
  • Advising ICG Longbow in relation to a £30 million facility to fund a mixed commercial and residential portfolio.
  • Advising Coutts in relation to development and investment facilities for hotels in England and Scotland.
  • Advising Generator Group on facilities totalling £16.5 million in respect of residential developments.
  • Advising HSBC in relation to a £18.4 million facility to refinance leading UK hostel provider, Safestay.