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Lucy Grimwood

Position: Associate

Lucy has worked in finance law for several years, both in respect of social housing finance (loans and bonds) and joint ventures (affordable housing).  She also has strong experience in real estate finance and investment grade lending, along with regulatory work and advice.  She has acted for a wide variety of clients ranging from RPs and other charitable entities, developers, banks, funds and corporate borrowers in both bilateral and syndicated lending and private placements/capital markets transactions.

Recent experience

  • Acting for RPs in respect of the development financing for a joint venture with developer partners, including a blend of affordable housing and open market properties
  • Private placement experience includes acting for M&G in relation to privately placed notes issued by RPs to the M&G Social Housing Fund
  • Acting for a large housing association with a combined private placement, refinancing of existing debt and obtaining new debt
  • Acting for a variety of RPs, corporate borrower, banks and financial institutions in relation to both new secured facilities and refinancing/amending and restating existing secured facilities
  • Acting for a charitable statutory entity in securing its first ever debt financing

Professional memberships

Law Society of England and Wales

Work history

2014 to present, Associate, Winckworth Sherwood LLP

2013 to 2014, Associate, Allen & Overy LLP, London

2011 to 2013, Trainee Solicitor, Allen & Overy LLP, London and Milan

Personal interests

Lucy enjoys cooking, running and travelling.

Contact details

Tel.       +44 (0)20 7593 5168

Fax.      +44 (0)20 7593 5099

Email.   lgrimwood@wslaw.co.uk

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