Partner and Head of Banking
Rebecca is a Partner and head of Banking and Finance Team.
Rebecca acts for banks, lenders and borrowers on a range of financing transactions, including syndicated and bilateral financings, acquisition finance, property and development finance, general financings, restructurings and refinancings, asset finance and invoice discounting.
Rebecca trained with Pinsent Masons and moved to Ashfords in 2008. She has also worked in-house, having completed a secondment with the Corporate and Commercial legal team of HSBC.
"irrespective of the size and intricacies of the deal, she always approaches it in the same professional and timely manner, ensuring any issues are raised immediately rather than at the last minute." - Chambers 2019
- CBILS/CLBILS: Acting for both lender and borrower clients on loans under these government backed schemes.
- European bank: Acting for a European bank on the English law aspects of its cross European financing for a property and investment group of companies.
- Santander UK plc: Advising the client on its refinancing of Exeter Estates Limited.
- The Royal Bank of Scotland plc: Advising RBS on its £4.5 million refinancing of the Phoenix Learning and Care group of companies.
- Private company: Act for a company in relation to the English law aspects of an issue of loan notes, and accompanying warrants, in respect of a Scottish water project.
- Santander UK plc: Advising the client on its refinancing of the clothing company Seasalt Limited and its associated companies.
She is proactive, positive, engaging and happy to challenge where needed. She is extremely knowledgeable and gave us confidence.