Jade Li Tai Leong

Legal Counsel

Jade joined North Wall in May 2021 as a secondee from Sidley Austin, where she is a Senior Associate in the Global Finance Group. Her areas of practice include securitization, structured finance, and general finance matters. Jade has experience advising clients on a wide range of structured finance transactions with particular emphasis on commercial real estate transactions. Her work at Sidley also involved advising on the structuring and restructuring of finance transactions across a range of asset classes, structures and jurisdictions, as well as advising investment funds in connection with the acquisition and restructuring of nonperforming loans held by or originated by European banks. She has experience acting for private equity sponsors in leveraged finance transactions, refinancings, and general banking arrangements. Additionally, Jade has been involved in a wide variety of cross-border transactions in the debt capital markets and restructuring areas. Jade trained as a solicitor in Sidley’s office in London where she gained experience in financial services regulatory, global finance, capital markets, and competition. Jade has an LLB in English Law and French Law and an AKC from King's College London and a Master 1, Double Maîtrise en Droit Français et Droit Anglais from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.


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