Structured finance expert Rachel Kelly joins AG

Addleshaw Goddard has further strengthened its finance team by hiring structured finance expert Rachel Kelly from US firm McDermott Will & Emery.

Rachel brings with her three decades of experience at major international law firms, including as a partner at both Clifford Chance and Macfarlanes. Her work has been across the full spectrum of structured finance and debt capital markets transactions, public and private, national and international, advising the full range of market participants. Rachel will be joined at AG by Kerry Pettigrew, with whom she has worked since 2015. Kerry will join AG as a legal director.

These appointments mark another step in AG’s continued investment in its City finance practice. The recruitment of debt capital markets specialist Beth Collett in 2017 from Allen & Overy was followed by the 2018 addition of real estate finance expert Zak Ipkonmwosa from Clifford Chance, and then leveraged finance partner Peter Crichton

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