Amanda Gray > Addleshaw Goddard > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Addleshaw Goddard
40 LIME STREET
10 NOBLE STREET
LONDON
EC3M 7AW
England

Work Department

Banking group.

Position

Amanda leads both the firm’s finance and projects division and that division’s corporate banking practice.

She has more than 20 years’ experience as a finance lawyer and advises on a diverse range of corporate banking transactions, with particular emphasis on debt and hedging facilities for corporates. She also has experience of leveraged finance (including public to private transactions and management buy-outs and buy-ins) and real estate finance (comprising the full range of commercial investment properties, portfolios of residential properties and development projects). She regularly advises on facilities in the professional practices, healthcare and education sectors and on funding for financial institutions.

Career

Trained Booth & Co (now Addleshaw Goddard); qualified 1993; made partner 2000.

Education

Laurence Jackson School; Leicester University (1990 LLB); College of Law, York.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Finance > Bank lending: investment grade debt and syndicated loans

Led from London by Steve Mackie and also able to draw upon significant resources throughout its phalynx of regional offices, Addleshaw Goddard has a strong reputation among lender clients providing financing to corporates in bilateral, club and syndicated contexts. The firm’s clearing bank relationships continue to inform much of the corporate lending work, particularly in the mid-market space, however, it has also continued to gain traction among commercial/international banks, which are attracted to the firm’s ability to advise on transactions incorporating a range of financing techniques, including ABL and structured finance. Amanda Gray heads up the firm’s financial services sector group and has vast experience advising lenders and borrowers across a range of financing transactions particularly in the mid-cap space; she has been at the forefront of the firm’s ESG efforts and has advised on numerous sustainability-linked loans.