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

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




What people are saying


"Kirstie is very knowledgeable, sensible, and we enjoy working with her – she is a key player in the private credit world."

Chambers UK 2022

"Kirstie Hutchinson is extremely strong technically and commercially, with a deep set of experience. She is also really calm, solution-oriented and very good at leading negotiations."

Chambers UK 2022

"Kirstie Hutchinson – fantastic service, knowledge, approach and communication."

The UK Legal 500 2022

"Kirstie Hutchinson is a tour de force and her skill and expertise (both technical and general commercial) is unparalleled in her practice area."

The UK Legal 500 2020

"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 a fantastic partner in a financing negotiation."

The UK Legal 500 2019