Consultant, Corporate & Commercial

Katya Batchelor

Katya is an experienced banking and finance specialist. She advises on all aspects of banking and finance transactions and has over 18 years of experience in this area. Her expertise includes secured lending structures, asset finance, project finance and acquisition finance, as well as loan note structures and deferred consideration arrangements.

Katya represents sponsors, investors, corporations, banks and other financial institutions in both domestic and cross-border markets.

Katya Batchelor

Specialisms & expertise

  • Acquisition finance
  • Asset finance & asset based lending
  • Debt restructuring & refinancing
  • Private equity finance
  • Secured lending
  • Intercreditor & subordination arrangements.

Examples of work

Advising a multi-national corporation on a substantial acquisition facility from an alternative lender

Advising on a debt restructuring and refinancing of a large national franchise operation

Advising a grant-maintained academy on a new government financing arrangements

Acting for a development and bridge lender on an acquisition of a large secured loan portfolio

Advising on the sale premium chilled desserts

Acting for a £700+ million automotive group

Achievements & other appointments

Katya has been ranked in the field of banking and finance in the South in Chambers UK. In addition, our banking and finance practice has been ranked in The Legal 500.


Katya Batchelor, Chambers 2024 Insider Dealmakers awards 2022 winners logo


Katya read history at The University of Oxford before completing Common Professional Examination and Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in London.