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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

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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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Publications: 10 DECEMBER 2020

Charting a course for greater inclusion in a year of accelerated change

A&O’s five new Regional Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) partners reflect on their first year in the role and the impact events of 2020 have had on D&I at the firm.

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Publications: 27 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: an overview of U.S. federal legislation phases 1 and 2

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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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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