Amy is a director based in our Edinburgh banking team.

Amy advises lenders and borrowers on the full life-cycle of debt. She has particular expertise in distressed debt and financing arrangements, which is complimentary to and complemented by a breadth and depth of experience in real estate finance, leveraged finance, asset finance, general corporate banking and cross-border and international financings.

Amy is recognised and trusted by clients for her pragmatic, commercial and solutions-driven approach to complex legal issues, and well liked for her ability to communicate advice clearly and succinctly.

  • Advising lenders, property developers, investors and owners in relation to development and/or investment facilities for property based in Scotland, including residential projects and PBSA.
  • Advising Scottish and English based secured creditors on issues arising from the financial distress of trading companies operating within Scotland and/or across Great Britain, including advice in relation to new debt facilities and security, options for enforcement and the effect of complex intercreditor positions.
  • Advising secured creditors and prospective purchasers in relation to debt and security sales, including single-asset and portfolio sales.
  • Advising borrowers in relation to their corporate borrowing facilities, asset finance facilities, invoice finance facilities and on all aspects of the refinancing of existing debt facilities.
  • Liaising with and coordinating non-UK counsel across multiple jurisdictions.

What others say...

Amy McVey continues to provide professional and sound advice to me. Her proactive approach in offering solutions to challenges – particularly those deals which had a number of complex layers – has been much appreciated; we would not have secured completion when we did without Amy’s expert knowledge and hard work. She is a real team player.
Legal 500 2023