Denise is a partner in the London banking practice specialising in investment grade and leveraged acquisition finance. Her practice also covers event-driven and other structured finance transactions in the growth markets for which clients recognise her aptitude for dealing with complex structuring and execution challenges.
From 2011 to 2013, Denise was an executive director at Goldman Sachs responsible for negotiating and executing transactions across the range of debt products offered by the EMEA credit finance team.
Denise was awarded Lawyer of the Year at the Legal Business Awards, 2018. She was also recognised in 2014 Financial News list of the 40 Under 40 Rising Stars in Legal Services.
Denise is well known for her strong lender-side practice, frequently representing market-leading banks and funds on leveraged finance transactions. Clients praise her as "exceptional on every side," adding that "what is amazing is that she is very good at corralling consensus, taking leadership in transactions and being someone who can bring commercial agreements together with the force of her negotiating skills." Chambers UK 2018
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News & insights
Publications: 13 FEBRUARY 2020
As we move into the year of the rat, we consider some of the key areas of financial regulatory development that are expected this year in the Asia-Pacific region.Read more
News: 11 FEBRUARY 2020
Allen & Overy hosted our Inaugural Canadian Banks Workshop in Toronto, Ontario on January 30, which brought together legal and business teams from RBC, Scotiabank, BMO and T.D. Bank, for a one-day seminar on how to handle a shifting regulatory and legal landscape.Read more
Publications: 10 FEBRUARY 2020
Two recent settlements in the United States have highlighted the risks for parties involved in aviation and shipping of incurring liabilities for a breach of sanctions.Read more
News: 06 FEBRUARY 2020
A team from Allen & Overy’s Perth office has advised Germany’s KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH (KfW) and the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) on a AUD175 million project financing arrangement for a potash project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.Read more