Kirstie Hutchinson Partner

Kirstie acts for private equity sponsors, corporate borrowers and issuers, credit fund and bank lenders, special situations investors and speciality finance providers on a range of financing transactions.

Kirstie advises in particular on leveraged and acquisition financings, refinancings and dividend recapitalisations, corporate lending, borrowing base facilities and restructurings.  

Kirstie has extensive experience of domestic, European and global cross-border financing and her international experience includes secondments with a leading German law firm in Frankfurt.  She is a member of the British-German Jurists’ Association.

Kirstie is a partner champion of our LGBT & friends staff network, a forum for networking and peer support between LGBT staff and allies.

Kirstie is recognised as a "Leading Individual" in Bank Lending: Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Lending and as a "Next Generation Partner" in Acquisition Finance by Legal 500 UK 2019 and as an "Up and Coming" partner in Banking & Finance by Chambers UK 2020.

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"Kirstie Hutchinson 'cuts straight to the issues with a clear understanding of the factors that matter most to us. She has a directness that I appreciate and that supports efficient and effective negotiations'."

Chambers UK 2020

"Kirstie Hutchinson 'is able to harness the latest market developments to get the best outcome for a client' and is highly conversant with unitranche, super-senior, subordinated, high yield and bridge financing techniques."

The UK Legal 500 2019

"Clients say: 'She is exceptionally able technically and very commercial. She is very experienced and knows the market inside out whilst also being practical and hands-on.'"

Chambers UK 2019

"Kirstie Hutchinson is ‘very good on black letter law and also excellent at taking into account commercial considerations’"

The UK Legal 500 2017

"Kirstie Hutchinson is described as 'smart and responsive' in Legal 500"

The UK Legal 500 2016