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Mills & Reeve LLP

BOTANIC HOUSE, 100 HILLS ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB2 1PH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0344 880 2666
DX:
122891 CAMBRIDGE 4
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Web:
www.mills-reeve.com

Laura Holdaway

Tel:
Work 01223 222308
Email:
Mills & Reeve LLP

Work Department

Banking

Position

Laura specialises in real estate finance transactions and leads the real estate finance team. Laura has specialised in real estate finance matters since qualification having previously been in house at Sears plc. Laura’s recent work includes advising a London based fund manager on a series of large portfolio refinancings in excess of £350m, advising an AIM listed residential developer on the complex structuring and funding arrangements for a £100m residential development in Stratford; advising a local enterprise partnership on infrastructure findings for high profile development projects and advising a major UK clearing bank on a series of property development and investment facilities in in excess of £100m.

Career

Qualified 1998; legal manager for Sears plc 1994-96; trainee solicitor EMW Law Northampton 1996-98; solicitor EMW Law 1998-2000; Mills & Reeve LLP 2000 to present; partner 2007.

Member

Law Society.

Education

Harrow Way School, Andover; Basingstoke College; University of Leicester (1993 LLB Hons); De Montford University (1994 LPC – Commendation).

Leisure

Travel, reading, walking.


East Anglia: Finance

Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Laura Holdaway - Mills & Reeve LLP

Within: Banking and finance

Mills & Reeve LLP has a banking and finance practice with a truly national focus. The real estate finance group, spearheaded by leading light Laura Holdaway, acts for a broad range of lenders and borrowers including banks, debt funds, local authority and governmental bodies, property investors and developers. Acquisition finance and asset-based lending expert Zak Virgin acts for the structured and leveraged finance teams of the main UK clearing banks. Sarah Seed has a national practice for debt capital markets and private placements issuance for not-for-profit clients. William Roles is the overall head of the practice. Principal associates Matthew Howling and Frances Churchard are promising rising stars in the field.

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