Philip Abbott

Profession

Partner, Fieldfisher

Biography

Philip is a versatile and experienced banking and finance partner at Fieldfisher with 20 years' experience advising lenders and borrowers on a wide range of lending transactions. His practice has a strong focus on funds finance, real estate finance and restructuring, and in addition he advises on acquisition finance, receivables finance and all forms of lending in the technology, media and telecommunications and life sciences sectors.

He was based in the Middle East between 2008-10.

Philip advises a wide range of clients, and, whilst his primary focus is on lenders, he also acts for hedge funds, real estate funds and corporate borrowers. He led the team advising a hedge fund on a novel financing that was shortlisted for "Banking and Finance Team of the Year" at the British Legal Awards 2011 and at the Legal Business Awards 2012.

Areas of Practice

Banking and Finance

Year Qualified

1996

Education

University of Leeds: LLB (Hons)
College of Law, Guildford
Investment Property Forum

Memberships

Loan Market Association