Our Lawyer

Swati PatelWe provide the services of specialist corporate finance and restructuring lawyer, Swati Patel.

Swati is an experienced senior lawyer who has been both an equity partner in an international law firm and a general counsel of a large European hedge fund manager. Swati combines the strength and depth of private practice transactional experience with the commercial qualities of an in-house counsel to deliver high quality, commercial, solutions orientated, legal services.

Swati has advised companies, banks, financial institutions and asset managers on a wide variety of global finance transactions and distressed investments. Swati has extensive experience in structuring, negotiating and documenting a wide variety of cross border corporate and finance transactions including asset purchases and sales, acquisition finance, equity and equity-linked financing, project finance and financial restructurings.

In her capacity as General Counsel, Swati has advised on legal and compliance issues affecting the business as a whole including fund structuring, formation and dissolution, advising on partnership issues and negotiating prime brokerage, ISDA and other trading related documentation. She was also desk counsel to the distressed trading team analyzing transaction documentation, providing advice on the legal and process risk associated with particular trades and assessing the probable outcomes of litigation being brought by creditors in the context of an insolvency.