Frances Churchard

Frances Churchard


  • Cambridge
  • +(44)(0)1223 222526
  • 07436544541
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What can Frances do for you?

Frances is a specialist banking & finance lawyer focusing on corporate finance.  Her work includes helping borrower clients understand and meet their financing requirements, whether that's traditional banking facilities, structured finance, or accessing the capital markets. She also works for public sector bodies acting as lenders, including drafting template grants, loans, security documents and inter-creditors.

Supporting your ambitions

Frances excels at creating innovative solutions to complex financing requirements. Recent highlights include:

  • the structured financing of a portfolio of 98,000 ground rent titles owned by a company the client wanted to acquire. The acquisition completed on Friday and the new financing was in place on the Monday;
  • the extension of an AIM-listed insurance client's £40 million banking facilities and regulatory capital issues for two subsidiaries;
  • the template documents for the Heat Networks Investment Project, using her knowledge of the best practice in private sector to deliver a strong position for the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.

What do others say?

Her clients praise her "relentless dedication and brilliant insights" and her ability to "calmly efficiently push things forward while we were all getting close to despair".

What else should you know?

Frances has always sent a significant amount of her time working for public sector clients and loves nothing better than a quirky project that doesn't fit neatly into any of the usual classifications.


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