Mariche Chambers is a legal director in the banking and finance team, based in the Manchester office.

    Mariche practices a wide range of banking and finance work, including advising on bilateral and syndicated transactions, and acting for a wide range of banks, financial institutions and corporate borrowers, with an emphasis on general corporate lending, real estate finance (development and investment) and education finance. She has particular experience in dealing with complex multijurisdictional and cross-border transactions and working with several leading financial institutions and funds on precedent and template projects. Mariche trained and qualified at an international top-tier law firm and spent seven years in the banking and finance team of another international top-tier firm based in Manchester, before joining the firm in September 2021.

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    • Advising a high-profile drinks manufacturer and distributor regarding the restructure of its financing arrangements, including negotiating a complex settlement with outgoing investors.
    • Renegotiating various finance agreements on behalf of a university in the context of a wider commercial negotiation with its funders and lenders.
    • Acting for a large healthcare provider in respect of the banking and debt transfer elements of the sale of one of its divisions, including due-diligence and associated legal advice.
    • Advising a funder in respect of a £21 million senior development loan for the construction and development of a mixed-use property, including the negotiation of intercreditor arrangements with a mezzanine lender.
    • Advising several colleges and lenders following the government’s area review recommendations, dealing with the impact of proposed mergers and dissolutions on finance arrangements.
    • Developing, coordinating and delivering a major project for a high-profile lender, which reviewed and updated the bank’s internal legal opinion process in 37 jurisdictions.
    • Managing a large-scale review of a major lender’s CRE documentation (mid-market and SME), and liaising with the bank’s legal team to reflect policy and regulatory updates and standard commercial positions.

    Education

    • College of Law, L.P.C., 2009
    • College of Law, G.D.L., 2008
    • University of Nottingham, M.Sc., 2003
    • University of Bristol, B.A., 2002

    Admissions

    • England and Wales, 2011

    Languages

    • French
    • Spanish
    • Portuguese
    • Italian
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