Paula Laird leads the banking team in Europe and the Middle East. She is a well-known and highly respected practitioner in the asset-based lending (ABL) and asset finance fields, having been recognised by several leading legal publications.
Paula has expertise in the most complex structured ABL and asset finance transactions, both domestic and cross border. She typically acts for major financial institutions and corporates on asset finance transactions including operating leasing, receivables finance, ABL, sale of leasing/asset finance portfolios and securitisation.
Paula regularly participates as a speaker in industry forums in Europe and the US, and was named as one of the 50 most senior women globally in Commercial Finance by US publication The Secured Lender.