Claire joined the Alternative Investments Practice in March 2013. She has broad experience of structured finance and derivative transactions, in particular working on CLOs and bespoke structured lending deals, together with portfolio total return and credit default swaps. She also advises on the related UK/EU regulatory framework, focusing on the EU risk retention regime as it applies to both EU and US securitisation transactions. Key representations include major European and US banks and asset managers, such as Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, BNPP, KKR, PGIM, Bain Capital, Bardin Hill and Park Square.
Primary Focus & Experience
Claire has developed a broad structured finance practice, covering securitisation across multiple asset classes (in particular CLOs) and derivatives, together with other bespoke structured lending transactions. Her securitisation experience includes the representation of both managers and arrangers on European and US CLO transactions (for example KKR, PGIM, AXA, Goldman Sachs and Natixis) with a particular focus on regulatory aspects such as EU risk retention compliance. Her derivatives experience includes advising on TRS financing arrangements and portfolio CDS transactions.
- BPP University Law School, L.P.C.
- City University, London, G.D.L.
- Royal Holloway University of London, B.Mus.
- England and Wales