Heather Rees is a finance partner. Heather represents notes trustees, facility agents, and security agents based in the U.S. and the UK. Heather advises on a variety of cross-border financing transactions including private equity sponsor-led financings, high yield debt, leveraged buyouts, syndicated lending transactions, bridge facilities, investment grade bonds, as well real estate finance, project finance, and general banking. She has extensive experience working with overseas counsel and coordinating advice across multiple jurisdictions.
Heather also counsels clients on distressed financings and international in-court and out-of-court restructurings, workouts and insolvency matters.
Prior to joining the firm, Heather worked in the New York and London offices of leading international law firms.
Heather has advised on a number of award winning transactions including advising on the IFLR Europe Awards ‘High Yield Bond Deal of the Year’ in 2016, 2018, and 2020 and advising on 14 high yield bond deals nominated for the award in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2020. Heather advised on a nominated restructuring for IFLR Europe Awards ‘Restructuring Deal of Year’ in 2016.