Claire Shepherd is a partner in the firm's financial institutions group. Claire advises lenders and borrowers on all aspects of commercial lending, including syndicated and bilateral sterling and multicurrency term loan and revolving facilities whether they be secured or unsecured; syndicated and bilateral invoice discounting facilities; treasury operations; PFI/PPP transactions; private equity backed and debt only acquisition finance; investment property and development finance; security issues; public to private transactions; and restructuring.
On all the above mentioned types of finance, Claire acts for both borrowers and lenders/issuers and, in the case of PFI/PPP transactions, the public sector and in the case of private equity backed acquisition finance transactions, private equity houses. Her experience in advising borrowers and, in the case of PFI/PPP transaction, the public sector and in the case of private equity backed acquisition finance transactions, private equity houses, means that she is well placed to anticipate the requirements of any particular transactions.
Claire is regularly listed as a leading banking and finance lawyer in the North West of England in both The Legal 500 UK and Chambers and Partners' Chambers UK. Claire is also listed in the most recent publication of the Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom.
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