Abi Conah is an associate within the Manchester banking team. She previously specialised in housing finance, where she garnered knowledge of banking transactions and customs in the UK, North America and Asia. Abi’s cross-border experience makes her able to work with organisations and individuals across a number of cultures. Her work involves acting for a wide range of banks, financial institutions and corporate borrowers, and includes the review and negotiation of bond issuances, note purchase agreements, and bilateral and syndicated facility agreements.

    Abi assists a charitable organisation and provides support to those with mental health issues. She is also a trusted adviser to a tech company that focuses on mental health and professional services to both businesses and individuals.

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    • Acting on the issuance of one of the largest own name bonds in the housing sector.
    • Implementation of a long-term loan note programme to develop several mixed-use sites across Birmingham, including the sale of Cypriot assets and foreign investors.
    • Acting for a borrower on the negotiation of a note purchase agreement and simultaneous refinance of several facility agreements with different lenders.
    • Representing a mezzanine lender in relation to the development of a mixed-use site with more than 700 residential units.
    • Separation and negotiation of a syndicated facility agreement into bilateral facility agreements involving multiple lenders.

    Education

    • BPP Law School, L.P.C., 2010
    • Manchester Metropolitan University, LL.B., 2009

    Admissions

    • England and Wales, 2014
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