Rachael is a partner in the firm's Banking and Finance 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.

  • Advising Santander on the provision of senior facilities to support the national taxi operator, Veezu, backed by MML.
  • 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 TrivelaGroup and Walsall Football Club on its financing arrangements from First Southern National Bank, used to purchase its stadium.
  • Advising Natwest on a real estate finance facility relating to a portfolio of industrial properties.
  • Advising Beechbrook Capital on the acquisition of CET UK, a provider of outsourcing services to the insurance and construction industries from Dundein.
  • Advising KfW-IPEX Bank on various receivables finance and trade finance facilities and precedent documentation.
  • Advising Yeo Valley Production on its finance facilities provided by HSBC UK Ban.
  • Advising Lloyds Banking Group and HSBC UK Bank plc on the extended revolving credit facilities provided to law firm DAC Beachcroft LLP.
  • Advising US private debt solutions firm Bay Point Capital Partners on litigation funding facilities for a UK law firm.
  • Advising Generator Group on multiple facilities from Lloyds Banking Group, Topland and Wellesley in respect of residential developments.
  • 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 Leumi ABL on its asset backed facilities provided to Special Melted Products, a leading manufacturer of speciality steels.
  • Advising Kreos Capital in relation to multiple debt facilities including for the venture capital backed challenger banks Monese and Bnext.

What others say...

Rachael is a very effective practitioner; if a deal needs to get done, it will get done.

Chambers UK 2024