Ashursts leading global infrastructure practice boosted with London finance partner hire

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    Helen joins from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where she has worked her entire career in both its London and New York offices. Helen's practice covers a wide range of corporate finance transactions, acting on behalf of issuers and finance parties, with a particular focus on corporate secured bank / bond financing transactions and specialist expertise in the infrastructure sector.

    "We are delighted that Helen is joining the team," Mike Logie, UK/US head of global markets said. "Her experience in corporate finance, infrastructure finance and securitisations across the UK, EMEA and US will be hugely beneficial to our clients, and will build on our already strong offering."

    "Infrastructure is one of the firm's key industries of focus, and our cross-capability global team will be boosted by Helen joining," Naomi Horton, infrastructure industry co-head said. "Her background across a broad range of mandates and specialist expertise in the sector will be hugely beneficial to supporting our broader offering. Infrastructure clients are often looking to debt capital markets solutions for their long term debt financings, and Helen's excellent all-round expertise will be extremely valuable."

    "I am thrilled to be joining Ashurst," Helen added. "The firm has an outstanding reputation in the infrastructure sector, with a practice that covers a broad range of finance products which fits perfectly with my skill set and broad experience. I look forward to working closely with the firm's infrastructure specialists in its strong finance and corporate teams in London and Continental Europe, building on existing client relationships and helping to win new clients and grow the practice."