Kirstie works on secured lending and structured finance transactions with a focus on asset-based financings, leasing and sales. She has experience advising financial institutions, lessors and operators in cross-border syndicated debt transactions, commercial debt finance, export finance, operating leasing, asset portfolio transfers, portfolio and warehouse financing, and engine finance.
Kirstie also assists clients in relation to debt capital markets products, including private placements of debt securities.
Before joining Blakes, Kirstie worked at a major international law firm in London, England, practising in the global asset finance group specializing in aviation. During this time, she participated in a secondment to the export finance transaction management group at HSBC Bank. She has also worked in Dubai, U.A.E., for another major international law firm gaining valuable insight in project finance.