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Practice areas:
  • Banking
Expertise includes:
  • Loan Agreements
  • Redemptions & Releases
  • Secured Lending
  • Security Documentation
Rhiannon Says:
“I prefer to work on behalf of, as well as with my clients to ensure seamless completions – even when deadlines are tight."

Meet Rhiannon

Rhiannon joined Lawrence Stephens’ Corporate & Banking team as a solicitor in June 2022.  She qualified in November 2021, and brings experience from working as Legal Counsel for an established bank in the City.

Rhiannon works with a variety of clients, from independent bridging lenders to high street banks.  The financing she advises on ranges from bridging, buy-to-let, development and investment loans, both secured and unsecured, and at times involves overseas elements.  Her commercial transactions typically include the purchase and refinance of property or the acquisition of a company.  Rhiannon also acts for lenders in respect of loan redemptions.  She regularly works alongside our Real Estate Finance team to complete transactions with tight deadlines.

She has experience updating lender standard documentation as well as assisting clients when loans go into default.  Rhiannon also acts for corporate borrowers to advise on entering into loan documentation.

Outside of the office, Rhiannon enjoys theatre and the arts, trying new restaurants and cuisines, keeping active and exploring new places.

Experience highlights 

  • Acting for a lender providing a £6.5m loan to finance the acquisition of a mixed-use property portfolio with a complex structure and tight deadline.
  • Acting for a corporate borrower in respect of the financing of their portfolio of corporate acquisitions.
  • Regularly acting for a bridging finance provider in respect of loans to both individual and corporate commercial borrowers.
  • Regularly acting for a high street bank in respect of term loans and unregulated overdrafts to a variety of borrowers.