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Kate McCaffrey



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Kate specialises in corporate, finance and restructuring matters with a particular emphasis on real estate finance, fund finance and complex debt restructuring. In addition to acting for banks, financial institutions and alternative lenders, Kate regularly acts for a variety of borrower structures.

Background and experience

Kate is a corporate and banking specialist advising on a wide range of high-value international transactions. She acts for international finance institutions, investors and corporate borrowers in relation to complex, multi-jurisdictional bilateral and syndicated facilities, refinancing, restructuring, insolvency and security enforcement. Kate has significant experience in relation to the financing of investment funds, the real estate finance sector, borrower finance and non-contentious restructuring.

Kate is part of Ogier's multi-disciplinary Restructuring and Corporate Insolvency. She specialises in refinancing, corporate restructuring and reorganisation and formal insolvency procedures. Her experience includes advising creditors on security enforcement and Jersey entities on directors' duties and insolvency issues in the context of distressed corporate groups.

Kate has a strong reputation for her ability to deal with complex transactions and providing succinct, practical commercial legal advice. Kate is regularly recognised by the legal directories in the Jersey banking and finance sector.

Kate trained as an English solicitor at the London office of Paul Hastings. Prior to joining Ogier in August 2018, she spent eight years at another leading law firm in Jersey. Kate is qualified as a Jersey advocate, a solicitor in England and Wales and was educated at the University of Durham.

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2009 - England and Wales
2021 - Jersey


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"Next Generation Partner"

Legal 500 UK, 2023

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"Kate McCaffrey is a real rising star"

Legal 500 UK, 2022

"Rising Star"

Legal 500 UK, 2022

"A real rising star. Clearly busy but always makes time for you and turnaround times fantastic – great client service"

Legal 500 UK, 2021

"Rising star"

Legal 500 UK, 2021

"Rising star"

Legal 500 UK, 2020

"Rising Star (Channel Islands)"

Legal Media Group, 2019

"Next generation lawyer"

Legal 500, Jersey, Banking and Finance, 2017

"A pleasure to work with"

Legal 500, Jersey, 2017


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