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Paul Kay, Partner

Paul advises clients on all forms of debt and equity financing, structured finance, asset-based lending, securitisations and property finance.

Summary

Paul is Head of the Banking and Finance group. His specialism includes all forms of debt and equity financing, structured finance, asset-based lending, securitisations and property finance. He advises lenders, borrowers, issuers and investment managers on a range of transactions and undertakes transactions in a wide range of property, financial and service sectors. He has significant experience in cross-border and international transactions. He has acted on many real estate financings in the UK, acting for the UK clearing and international financing banks and for borrowers.

Paul qualified as a barrister in Chancery and Tax chambers before joining Charles Russell Speechlys LLP. He formerly lectured, part-time (evening), at London University for its external LLB. He has published a variety of articles in legal journals and lectured at a number of academic and professional seminars. He undertakes transactions in a wide range of property, financial and service sectors, and has significant experience in cross-border and international transactions.

Paul is admitted to practise in England and Wales.

Experience highlights

  • Advising on the £300m syndicated loan facilities provided to a leading Healthcare investment fund by Lloyds Banking Group
  • Advising on the financing of a leading geothermal energy provider in a pre-securitisation institutionally credit enhanced investment structure financed by Macquarie Bank
  • Advising on a US$250m margin call facility for investment in shares in a leading listed natural resources group
  • Advising private investment offices on pre-export financing facilities and private equity capital call investment facilities
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