Hilary Platt > Wedlake Bell LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Wedlake Bell LLP
71 QUEEN VICTORIA STREET
LONDON
EC4V 4AY
England
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Work Department

Finance

Position

Hilary is head of the finance team and specialises in asset and acquisition finance. She has acted for financial institutions and corporate borrowers on a wide range of syndicated and bilateral financings often involving cross-border elements. The primary focus of her practice since joining Wedlake Bell has been on property financing (for both investment and development purposes and acquisition financing). She also has considerable experience of borrowing base facilities, having acted for various oil and gas exploration companies on numerous financings.

Career

Hilary heads Wedlake Bell’s banking team. She qualified at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in 1992 and joined Wedlake Bell in 1997, becoming a Partner in 2000. As part of her post qualification experience Hilary spent over two years in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s Paris office gaining experience of aircraft finance work and is fluent in French.

Languages

English, French

Memberships

Women in Banking and Finance; French Chamber of Commerce; Association of Corporate Treasurers.

Education

Strathearn School, Belfast; Merton College, Oxford (Law); Guildford College of Law (Law Society finals).