Heather Rees is a finance partner in the firm's New York office. She represents notes trustees, facility agents and security agents based in the U.S. and the U.K. She 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 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 restructurings, workouts and pre-insolvency proceedings.
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 ‘Loan of the Year’ in 2020. Heather advised on 21 high yield bond deals shortlisted for the award between 2014 - 2020and four loans shortlisted for the award between 2016 - 2020. Heather advised on a restructuring shortlisted for IFLR Europe Awards 'Restructuring Deal of Year' in 2016.