Sarah Goodwin | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Sarah Goodwin

Associate, London

T +44 20 7532 1254

T +44 20 7532 1000

E sarah.goodwin@whitecase.com

Overview

Sarah Goodwin is an Associate in the Firm's London Bank Finance Practice and advises on various aspects of banking law. Her experience includes advising lenders and borrowers on a range of domestic and cross-border transactions in both mature and emerging markets, including: acquisition finance (leveraged buyout and event-driven corporate financing); structured finance; margin loans; and general bank lending/refinancing.

Prior to joining White & Case in October 2015, Sarah worked in the banking team of a magic circle law firm in London. During this time, Sarah spent six months on secondment to the EMEA Debt Capital Markets Loans Execution team in the investment bank division of Barclays Bank PLC. In addition, whilst at her previous firm, Sarah worked for six months in the Frankfurt private equity team and a further six months in Hong Kong, where she focussed on derivatives and financial regulation.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales

Education

  • Legal Practice Course, College of Law, Moorgate, London
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Law School, London
  • Masters in European Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies, College of Europe, Natolin Campus, Warsaw
  • MA, Modern and Medieval Languages (French and German), University of Cambridge, Trinity College

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese

Experience

Advising the lenders in connection with a €1.2 billion revolving loan facility for a Luxembourg satellite communications company.*

Advising the lenders in connection with an amendment and extension of a term and revolving loan facility for a European paper products company.*

Advising the arrangers in relation to financing provided in connection with the acquisition of Tyrrells Crisps by Investcorp.*

Advising the senior lenders on a €150 million first lien facility provided in connection with the acquisition of a European paint and surface coatings group.*

Advising a Russian bank in connection with the unwind of a debt for equity swap.*

Advising the borrower in connection with a margin loan over shares in a European listed company.*

Advising the arranger in relation to a term facility to provide subscription financing.*

Advising Eurasian Resources Group in relation to the financing of its £3 billion offer for Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation PLC.*

* Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case.