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QUARTERMILE ONE, 15 LAURISTON PLACE, EDINBURGH, EH3 9EP, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0131 228 7000
Fax:
Fax 0131 228 7001
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ED137 EDINBURGH
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www.mms.co.uk
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London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen

Susan Kelly

Tel:
Work 0131 228 7079
Email:
Maclay Murray & Spens LLP

Work Department

Banking and finance department.

Position

Partner specialising in banking and finance, and also working out of the London office (020 7002 8524). Advises a wide range of lenders and borrowers on corporate banking, acquisition finance, property finance and restructuring work. Recent deals include advising The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, Lloyds Banking Group and National Australia Bank on the c £575m restructuring of the Miller Group.

Career

Trained Maclay Murray & Spens; qualified 1993; assistant solicitor Maclay Murray & Spens 1993-96; Bank of Scotland, six-month secondment to legal services department 1994; associate 1996-98; partner Maclay Murray & Spens 1998; head of banking and finance department 2001 to date.

Languages

French.

Education

Strathclyde University (1990 LLB; 1991 diploma).

Leisure

Opera, theatre, antiques, skiing.

Practice Areas

Banking (non-contentious); Finance - property

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