Natalie has experience of a wide variety of banking and finance transactions including structured and unstructured trade finance, having advised both financiers and borrowers in oil, gas, metals and soft commodities, on a range of financing products (bilateral and syndicated), including pre-export financing, prepayment financing, borrowing bases and transactional trade finance.

Natalie has experience in risk-mitigation, including participations, standby letters of credit and demand guarantees, as well as advising on collateral management agreements and stock monitoring agreements. She is familiar with sustainability linked financing and digitisation issues affecting traders, having advised on a transaction that won 2022 Overall Commodity Finance Deal of the Year Award at TXF's Perfect 10 Deals of the Year Awards in Commodity Finance for, inter alia its focus on sustainability and the appointment of a digital agent to digitise a significant portion of the borrowing base reporting obligations. She has more recently advised on international sanctions in relation to trade finance products and also assisted clients on English company law issues.

Prior to joining the firm, Natalie worked in Switzerland advising banks and a variety of traders on the financing of their trading operations in various regions globally. She also lectured at Fribourg University on guarantees, indemnities and on demand guarantees on the LLM Trade Finance course.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Solicitor, Senior Courts of England and Wales

Education

  • BPP Law School
  • M.A., Exeter University
  • B.A., Exeter University

Community Engagement

  • (Historical) Lecturer, trade finance course, Fribourg University

Practices

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