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Cathy Bell-Walker

Partner

London

Bell-Walker Cathy
Cathy Bell-Walker

Partner

London

Cathy has a broad ranging international banking practice, including syndicated loans and investment grade acquisition financings, real estate finance and asset financings. She has borrower clients, in particular in the travel sector. She has extensive experience of acting for finance providers in leveraged finance transactions on both UK and European cross-border transactions including acting for high-yield bridge lenders.

Chambers UK comments that Cathy is "a very strong finance lawyer who puts the client at ease".

Cathy has been a partner in Allen & Overy since 2002 and was an elected member of the Allen & Overy global board from 2010-2014. She qualified as an English solicitor in 1996 and was based in the Frankfurt office of Allen & Overy LLP for ten years. She is a fluent German speaker. She is currently Chair of the Allen & Overy Global Markets Board which co-ordinates the firm’s relationship with law firms in jurisdictions where A&O does not have a presence. She also runs the A&O London Senior Women’s Network.

News & insights

Key regulatory topics

Publications: 20 JANUARY 2021

Key Regulatory Topics: Weekly Update 23 Dec - 7 Jan 2020

Our weekly update on key regulatory topics affecting the financial services sector. If you would like to receive this update by email and be added to our marketing mailing list please contact…

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News: 15 JANUARY 2021

A&O’s European Leveraged Finance practice leads the way across several Debtwire rankings for 2020

Allen & Overy has been recognised once again as the leading adviser for leveraged finance in Europe, according to data published by Debtwire.

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News: 14 JANUARY 2021

Allen & Overy advises Ørsted on the 605.2MW Greater Changhua 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan

Allen & Overy has acted as legal adviser to energy company Ørsted (as sponsor) on the construction arrangements and sale (and related purchaser financing arrangements) of a 50% stake in the 605.2MW…

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News: 14 JANUARY 2021

A&O’s U.S. Leveraged Finance practice receives top 10 rankings across several categories from Debtwire

Our New York team has been recognized once again as being among the leading advisers across the North American leveraged finance market, according to data published by Debtwire.

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Expertise

Practices

Banking and Finance

Sectors

Real Estate

Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1996

Academic

BA (Hons), Law, Magdalene College, Cambridge University, 1992