Paul Kay, Partner
Paul advises clients on all forms of debt and equity financing, structured finance, asset-based lending, securitisations and property finance.
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 ranked as a 'Recommended Lawyer' in Legal 500.
Paul is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- 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
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Rockpool Investments on the buyout of Datum Alloys
Datum Alloys is the leading steel stencil foil manufacturer in Europe and the USA.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises fastjet on placing, subscription, open offer & balance sheet restructuring
Charles Russell Speechlys advise fastjet plc, on its placing, subscription, open offer and balance sheet restructuring to issue equity
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Kreos Capital on €20 million growth capital facility in Medtech company
Charles Russell Speechlys have advised Kreos Capital on its additional growth capital facility of €20 million in Cellnovo Limited