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Addleshaw Goddard

19 RUBISLAW TERRACE, ABERDEEN, AB10 1XE, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 01224 965 400
Fax:
Fax 01224 632 072
Email:
Web:
www.addleshawgoddard.com

Catriona Smith

Tel:
Work 01224 965402
Email:
Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Energy, shipping and infrastructure.

Position

Catriona provides specialist corporate and banking advice to many of the major banks in the UK and a variety of corporate borrowers. She has a particular focus on the shipping, energy and offshore supply chain sectors. Based in the Aberdeen office Catriona maintains a strong practice handling major transactions in the onshore – and offshore renewables, offshore supply chain and shipping sectors. Her finance experience includes specialist ship finance, conventional and Islamic financing structures and bond issues, and she deals regularly with ship and energy finance transactions across multiple jurisdictions and time zones. Catriona recently acted for a UK leader in a major port refinancing and redevelopment and acted for a UK leader in a financing of an onshore windfarm development.

Career

Trained HBJ Gateley; qualified 2006; lawyer HBJ Gateley 2006-07; Herbert Smith, London 2007-08; HBJ Gateley 2008 to date, associate 2010, partner 2014.

Member

Law Society of Scotland.

Education

Mackie Academy, Stonehaven; University of Aberdeen (2003 LLB Hons).


Scotland: Finance

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Addleshaw Goddard's finance and banking team is highly active in asset-based lending matters, social housing financings and debt capital markets issuances. The group's client base includes many of the major UK banks, alternative lenders and a variety of borrowers. The practice is led by energy sector acquisition finance expert Alan Shanks, and fields Tom Speirs, who specialises in financings in the healthcare and social housing sectors; Catriona Smith in the Aberdeen office, who focuses on the onshore and offshore renewable energy sectors and shipping work, and Euan Cluness who has a strong track record in asset-based lending, corporate lending and acquisition finance mandates.

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