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Shoosmiths LLP

APEX PLAZA, FORBURY ROAD, READING, RG1 1SH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 03700 868800
Fax:
Fax 03700 868801
DX:
117879 (APEX PLAZA)
Email:
Web:
www.shoosmiths.co.uk

Linda Williams

Tel:
Work 03700 868871
Email:
Shoosmiths LLP

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Linda is a partner in Shoosmiths' corporate team, specialising in banking and finance work. Linda’s experience includes acquisition finance, property finance and general corporate lending. She regularly acts for the key clearing banks, private equity houses and corporates on transactional and portfolio matters.

Career

Trained Clarke Willmott; qualified 1998; Morgan Cole 1998-2000; Osborne Clarke 2000-2013; Shoosmiths 2013 (partner).

Member

Law Society.

Education

Theale Green School, Berkshire; Liverpool John Moores University (Lib (Hons) Law 2:1, 1994); College of Law, London (LPC Distinction, 1996).

Leisure

Swimming, cycling, cooking, family.


South East: Finance

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Shoosmiths LLP's banking team 'always responds swiftly throughout a transaction, and its ability to deliver commercial solutions during tough negotiations is highly commendable; the team offers City-quality work at regional prices which greatly benefits clients'. Rebecca Mauleverer heads the team and is 'a very intelligent and articulate lawyer who can execute the most complex of transactions; her knowledge of the market combined with her reliability makes her highly valuable'. Other key figures in the team include Sean Wright, who has particular expertise in private equity-backed acquisition finance, and Linda Williams, who specialises in acquisition financings and corporate refinancings. On the acquisition financing front, Mauleverer led the team advising CSL Communications Group on a £53m multi-facility arrangement with a club of lenders for its acquisition of Emizon Group. Other highlights included acting for the asset finance arm of a major bank on a £6.4m loan to finance four wind farms in Scotland, and acting for Pro-Vets Group on a loan from AIB Group to fund the acquisition of a number of veterinary practices.

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