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Shoosmiths LLP

THE XYZ BUILDING, 2 HARDMAN BOULEVARD, SPINNINGFIELDS, MANCHESTER, M3 3AZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 03700 865600
Fax:
Fax 03700 86 3001
Email:
Web:
www.shoosmiths.co.uk

Liz Sweeney

Tel:
Work 03700 865790
Email:
Shoosmiths LLP

Work Department

Banking and finance.

Position

Liz is a partner in Shoosmiths’ banking and finance team and is highly regarded in real estate finance, acquisition finance, leveraged finance, restructuring and general corporate lending. She acts for a comprehensive range of banks, funders, borrowers, investors, sponsors and developers on domestic and cross-border deals. Liz has extensive experience in negotiating LMA documents and complex intercreditor deeds. Liz is also experienced in advising on interest rate hedging and derivatives.

Career

Trained at Denton Wilde Sapte, London; qualified 2000. Worked in the London office of Sidley Austin Brown & Wood from 2003-2005 (senior associate). Joined the Manchester office of DLA Piper in 2005, promoted to DLA Piper’s partnership on 1st January 2008. Joined EOS Law as a partner in 2011. Joined Shoosmiths as a partner in 2013.

Languages

French (good).

Education

Cardinal Newman RC High School; Hindley Leigh College; University of Liverpool and Universite of Bordeaux, France; Nottingham Law School; LLB Joint Hons with French and French Law (2:I) 1996; Licence en Droit 1995; LPC (Distinction) 1997.

Leisure

Family, skiing, reading, hiking, wine.


North West: Finance

Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Liz Sweeney - Shoosmiths LLP

Within: Banking and finance

Shoosmiths LLP is best known for its specialist real estate finance expertise, and the team is also active across leveraged finance and general corporate lending mandates. The team, led by Liz Sweeney, regularly acts for banks, borrowers and large corporates and is active across the student accommodation, hotel, leisure, healthcare, infrastructure, education, energy, marine and retail sectors. It is increasingly instructed on offshore mandates, in addition to standard domestic banking and finance transactions. The 'brilliant' Tim McNamara is also a key figure.

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