Overview

Rachael is a partner in the firm's Banking team and has a wealth of experience in advising funders, private equity investors and borrowers on corporate and leveraged finance as well as real estate finance, asset finance and asset backed lending.

Rachael is ranked in Chambers for Banking & Finance where a client noted her "deep knowledge of her subject and that she is very good at getting into the real detail of the project." She is also recommended in Legal 500 for her project finance and asset finance expertise.

Experience
  • Advising Santander on the provision of senior facilities to support the restructuring of the national taxi operator, Veezu.
  • Advising NIBC Bank on acquisition facilities for US-headquartered ServerFarm to acquire 5Nines Global Holdings, a data centre transformation operator covering various European jurisdictions.
  • Advising Natwest on a real estate finance facility relating to a portfolio of industrial properties.
  • Advising Beechbrook Capital on the acquisition of Access Facility by Formentor Capital, a provider of finance to couples seeking fertility treatment.
  • Advising KfW-IPEX Bank on various receivables finance and trade finance faculties and precedent documentation.
  • Advising Lloyds Banking Group and HSBC UK Bank plc on the extended revolving credit facilities provided to law firm DAC Beachcroft LLP.
  • Advising Generator Group on multiple facilities from Lloyds Banking Group, Topland and Wellesley in respect of residential developments.
  • Advising Santander on facilities to support the acquisition by Ethos Partners of the software provider to the newspaper and publishing sectors, Miles 33 Group.
  • Advising Westminster City Council on several forward start loan facilities.
  • Advising FirstGroup on multiple bilateral facility arrangements to support the bus and train divisions.
  • Advising on a £8.9 million non-recourse receivables finance facility relating to a services agreement between an outsourcing provider and a major high street chain of shops. 
  • Advising Kreos Capital in relation to debt facilities for the venture capital backed challenger banks Monese and Bnext.
  • Advising ICG-Longbow on a real estate finance facility secured on a mixed-use portfolio of properties.

What others say...

Impressive, very knowledgeable, efficient and quick to respond.

Chambers, 2020