Sarah has extensive experience advising on domestic and cross-border banking transactions. Sarah's practice focuses on advising lenders and borrowers in relation to corporate debt facilities, acquisition financing, real estate financing (investment and development), fund financing and debt restructurings.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Acquisition & Leveraged Financing
Real Estate Finance
Maples Group Wins Three 2019 Finance Dublin Deals of the Year
Maples Group Attends MIPIM 2017
Sarah was elected as a partner in 2016. Prior to joining the Maples Group, she worked in the banking team at Allen & Overy in London and Addleshaw Goddard in Manchester.
Sarah Francis is noted for her "sensible, pragmatic and sound advice" – The Legal 500 2019
Chambers Global 2019 described Sarah Francis as "great at breaking down complex problems and coming up with appropriate solutions. She has excellent attention to detail and provides excellent customer service."
2007 - Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising as an English solicitor)
2010 - Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland
Nottingham Law School, Legal Practice Course, 2004
University of Manchester, BA (Hons) Accounting and Law, 2003