Victoria Westcott, dual qualified to practice under English law and French law, focuses on project finance, asset finance and export finance.
Handling deals from West Africa to Turkey as well as throughout Eastern and Western Europe, Victoria offers her clients particular understanding of transportation and social infrastructure project finance, as well as energy sector finance.
She is regularly ranked among the leading lawyers in Project Finance by directories such as Chambers where she is praised in 2015 for her "dynamism and deal-making spirit," and the fact that she is "overseeing the work and very much involved in the delivery of the job."
Project financing, particularly complex cross-border deals, often involve multiple parties including multilateral financing institutions and commercial banks as well as industrial and financial investors, and Victoria is adept at keeping projects moving and ensuring smooth progress along the way.
Her asset finance work involves leasing transactions, financing and tax-driven structures, secured and unsecured syndicated lending and export credit financing and covers aircraft, shipping finance, satellites, equipment and other large assets.
Clients value her broad experience handling leasing transactions, financing and tax-driven structures, secured and unsecured syndicated lending, PPP and concession based financing and export credit financing.