Nicola Wherity > Clifford Chance LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Clifford Chance LLP
E14 5JJ

Work Department

Banking & Finance



Lawyer Rankings

London > Investment fund formation and management > Fund finance

(Leading individuals)

Nicola WherityClifford Chance LLP

Clifford Chance LLP operates across the fund finance market, advising high-profile sponsor and lender clients on a wide array of financing transactions, including subscription and capital call facilities, NAV and hybrid arrangements, and innovative ESG-focused financings. Clients include buyout funds and institutional asset managers, international investment banks, and other financial institutions. Andrew Husdan is sought after by sponsors and lenders, handling traditional and innovative loan facilities, including debt financing and insurance/pension fund matters. He co-heads the practice with Nicola Wherity, who has strong expertise in lending and securitisation, alongside a consistent ESG financing practice. In addition, she has a strong profile in regulatory issues, including LIBOR replacement.

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

(Leading individuals)

Nicola WherityClifford Chance LLP

Able to draw from a huge pool of talent based out of London, as well as across its international network of offices, Clifford Chance LLP is well-positioned to advise lenders and large corporate clients on syndicated cross-border lending transactions, both in terms of pan-European deals, as well as in the context of European borrowers syndicating in the US. The firm benefits from a ‘good knowledge of the market and of latest market developments‘, enabling it to effectively advise clients on LIBOR transitioning and ESG financings, as well as to address the liquidity needs of corporates impacted by Covid-19. As well as her regular involvement for lenders on jumbo loan financings, the ‘strong and pragmaticNicola Wherity, in her role as counsel to the Loan Market Association (LMA), has also been at the forefront of developments regarding the replacement of LIBOR. The ‘extremely sharpEmma Folds is a ‘brilliant finance lawyer‘ whose broad finance practice includes a considerable amount of lender side investment grade syndicated financing work. Other recommended partners include David Robson, Nick Kinnersley and Charles Cochrane, who co-heads the firm’s overarching banking and finance team alongside Taner Hassan.