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Elizabeth Leckie

Partner

New York

Leckie Elizabeth
Elizabeth Leckie

Partner

New York

Elizabeth specializes in U.S. finance and restructuring with over 25 years of experience on a broad range of finance transactions for financial institutions and corporations through all phases from origination through workout, restructuring and bankruptcy. Her experience covers syndicated secured and unsecured lending, asset-based lending, acquisition finance, subordinated debt, structured finance, letters of credit and other bank finance transactions. She has experience with a number of industries and specializes in cross-border issues.

Elizabeth is a frequent speaker on cross-border financings and the U.S. loan market at industry events, and is a Fellow of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers (ACCFL).

"Elizabeth Leckie is a name to note," Legal 500 USA 2013, Finance: Corporate Restructuring.

Office

New York

Allen & Overy LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
NY 10020

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted: Solicitor in England & Wales, 1987

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 1990

Academic

LL. M program, University of Illinois, 1988

M.A., Law, Oxford University, 1984

Published work

  • ‘Commercial Lending in the Developing Global Regulatory Environment: 2017 and Beyond,’ The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Lending & Secured Finance 2017, 5th Edition, April 2017, with Bill Satchell
  • 'Brexit: The View into 2017," 2017 Loan Market Chronicle, March 2017, with David Campbell
  • ‘Commercial Lending in the Developing Global Regulatory Environment: 2016 and Beyond,’ The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Lending & Secured Finance 2016, 4th Edition, April 2016, with Bill Satchell

News & insights

Publications: 27 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: An overview of enacted U.S. federal legislation

This note summarizes the important legal changes for U.S. businesses to come out of the two Covid-19 coronavirus relief laws enacted in March 2020.

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Allen & Overy advises on world's first SONIA and SOFR multucurrency loan agreement

News: 12 MARCH 2020

Allen & Overy advises on world's first SONIA and SOFR multicurrency loan agreement

Allen & Overy has advised a syndicate of 21 lenders, including co-ordinators Barclays Bank PLC ("Barclays") and HSBC Bank PLC ("HSBC") on a GBP6 billion revolving credit facility for British American Tobacco ("BAT").

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The progress we have made with gender can be a roadmap

Publications: 10 MARCH 2020

The progress we have made with gender can be a roadmap for other areas of diversity

To mark International Women’s Day, our new regional diversity and inclusion partners take a look at our progress on gender balance.

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News: 19 FEBRUARY 2020

A&O announces new regional Diversity & Inclusion partners

Allen & Overy has announced the introduction of five regional Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) partners across its network. The Board-appointed partners will lead A&O's D&I efforts in their regions, with responsibility across all strands of diversity and fostering a global culture of inclusion.

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