Expertise

Sam qualified into the structured finance team of another international law firm, where I worked on a wide range of structured finance transactions, gaining experience advising issuers, arrangers, trustees and agents.

Sam spent 9 months on secondment with Deutsche Bank, working in the Transaction Management Group of the corporate trusts team. He worked within the business as they acted in a variety of transaction roles including trustee, security agent, account bank and paying agent.

Since joining the Debt Capital Markets team at Addleshaw Goddard, representative matters include the following:  

  • Assisting on debt capital markets transactions including private placements and liability management.
  • Acting for issuers, investors, noteholder representatives and security trustees with a focus on transactions within the social housing sector.

Highlights include having:

  • advised the purchasers in relation to a private placement of notes issued by a London borough;
  • advised an NHS Foundation Trust in their capacity as the issuer of privately placed notes; and
  • advised a noteholder in connection with the transfer of their entire book of notes to affiliate entities.
Publication
  • Jointly authored a practice note "Acting for a trustee in a debt capital markets transaction" - Lexis PSL
Year Qualified
  • 2016
Education
  • University of St. Andrew's, 2010 (MA History)
  • Durham University, 2011 (MA Early Modern History)