Kirstie Hutchinson Partner

Kirstie acts for private equity sponsors and portfolio companies, corporate borrowers and issuers, credit fund and bank lenders, special situations investors and speciality finance providers on a range of financing transactions including investment grade, hybrid and leveraged financings and acquisition financings, dividend recapitalisations and capital restructurings. She has extensive domestic, European and global cross-border experience.

Kirstie is a member of the Banking Law Committee of the International Bar Association and of the British-German Jurists Association.

She is ranked by Chambers & Partners and by Legal 500 2021 as a “Leading Individual” for both “Acquisition Finance” and “Bank Lending: Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Loans”; and was named in “The Lawyer” magazine’s “Hot 100 2021” as “one of the City’s go-to banking and finance lawyers for private equity sponsors, corporate borrowers and credit funds”.

 

 

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

Chambers UK 2021

"She is a really reassuring presence, she is all over the details and is really good with clients from in-house lawyers to financial professionals - she excels in all key areas."

Chambers UK 2021

"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