Law firm Blake Morgan has appointed an experienced new partner to further strengthen its banking and finance offering in the London market.
Meera Jansen, a specialist finance lawyer, brings a broad range of expertise in all aspects of debt financings, funds finance, leveraged finance, real estate finance, general corporate finance, asset backed lending and more. Her experience spans various multi-jurisdictional acquisition finance transactions, cross border equity bridge transactions, development finance transactions and all aspects of insolvency and restructuring.
Joining from London firm Brecher, Meera has over 20 years’ experience in law, including time at the Royal Bank of Scotland on secondment. Recent achievements include establishing a banking practice at a previous firm and acting for major banks in relation to high value financing of real estate and investment property.
She will join Blake Morgan in its New Street Square offices and will be a key figure in the banking and finance team’s future plans, alongside a team of specialists highly regarded for their work across a range of sectors, on transactions from the simplest to the largest and most complex.
Kath Shimmin, partner and head of the banking and finance team at Blake Morgan, said: “Meera’s broad expertise and client following makes her an excellent addition to our team of leading banking and finance lawyers, and will further strengthen our offering in the London market. I am delighted to welcome her to the team.”
Meera said: “Blake Morgan has an excellent reputation in banking and finance law, and offers a first class service to clients. I am very much looking forward to joining a firm with such a strength and depth of expertise, and contributing to its further success.”
Blake Morgan’s highly regarded banking and finance team act for lenders (including major UK banks) and borrowers, on mid-tier corporate transactions. Ranked highly in legal directories, the team has an excellent reputation in retail banking, insurance regulation, general investments, compliance and consumer credit issues.
Advising funders, lenders and borrowers in all types of financing transaction, their specialists offer fast, expert advice on all aspects of lending, security, product development and financial regulation.