Rebecca heads up Shoosmiths' national banking and finance team. She specialises in a range of debt finance work, including secured and unsecured, bilateral and syndicated lending both on a national and international level. She acts on behalf of either lenders (be they banks, private equity, venture capital or other funds) or corporate borrowers.

Rebecca focusses on acquisition and leveraged finance and corporate lending, often with an international angle.

She has worked on a wide variety of transactions. Recent examples include:

  • advising a bank in relation to a financing in connection with the £70 million acquisition of an offshore cross jurisdictional trust and fund business;
  • advising a property investment fund in relation to its financing arrangements, including a £12.5 million facility to finance a London office block and an approximate £8 million facility to finance a number of national commercial and retail assets; 
  • advising Shawbrook Bank Limited as senior lender providing a £20m loan to the Bridge Farm Group, a leading producer and distributer of ornamental plants, flowers and herbs. Included advise on intercreditor position, with Tosca providing mezzanine debt
  • advising British International Investment plc in relation to a number of financings, including the USD15 million financing for PEG Africa, an off grid solar panel business.

Rebecca joined Shoosmiths in 2008 having previously worked at an international law firm.


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