Laura is a banking and finance lawyer with over a decade’s experience advising financial institutions and corporates on international capital markets, derivatives and structured finance transactions, and related corporate and regulatory considerations.
She has particular expertise advising in relation to on- and off-balance sheet derivative securities and OTC derivatives linked to equities, indices, funds, rates, inflation, FX, commodities and credit, in addition to vanilla debt securities issuances and offering documentation. Laura’s OTC derivatives experience also includes ISDA negotiation, and documenting hedging and collateral arrangements.
Laura also has also acted on related matters, such as advising obligors on state-guaranteed debt schemes, disclosure obligations, restructuring of existing obligations, and the impact of corporate reorganisations and mergers on their obligations, as well as ancillary commercial and regulatory agreements including guarantees, confidentiality agreements, novation and amendment agreements.
Laura has worked in London, Hong Kong and Singapore in private practice and on secondment to the in-house legal teams of two global investment banks.
|2016||Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor|
|2009-2010||Citigroup | 9-month secondment|
|2007||Credit Suisse | 3-month secondment|
|2006-2016||Allen & Overy (London, Hong Kong & Singapore) | Trainee Solicitor, Associate, Senior Associate and Registered Foreign Lawyer|
|2008||Qualified as a Solicitor|