Nicola specialises in structured finance transactions, particularly CLOs, securitisations, repackagings, credit funds and other CLO investment structures. Recognised as a leading offshore lawyer in the credit market, she works closely with all arrangers, CLO managers and their counsel, helping to establish and structure their CLOs, warehousings and refinancings, based on a solid understanding and experience of the market pre, during and post credit crisis. Nicola also has experience in general corporate, finance and regulatory matters.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Nicola joined the Maples Group in 2013. She has been based in the Cayman Islands since 2006, having previously worked at two international law firms. Before that, she worked for Clifford Chance in London in their International Securitisation Group. Nicola has been recommended in the Legal 500 and ranked by IFLR1000 and Chambers Global.
2003 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)
2006 - Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands
Inns of Court School of Law, London, Bar Vocational Course, 1999
Lancaster University, UK, LLB (First Class Hons), 1998
Member of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association
The CLOser - February 2020
The CLOser - September 2019
The CLOser - February 2019
Risk Retention Survey 2018: Insights from US CLO Managers
The CLOser - February 2018
The CLOser - September 2017