Fiona Morris

Fiona Morris

Senior Consultant

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Fiona has many years’ experience working on a broad range of finance and restructuring transactions. Fiona trained at Simmons & Simmons and later worked in the banking team at Eversheds Sutherland LLP. She has also worked in house for both Barclays Bank PLC and Kaupthing Bank Hf and completed a secondment at HSBC. She joined Ignition in 2018.

Fiona has amassed a broad base of experience advising borrowers and lenders across a range of business sectors.  She advises on all aspects of corporate lending, syndicated and bilateral facilities, real estate and acquisition finance and shareholder/director funding.

Recent relevant experience includes:

  • Advising a for-profit social enterprise lender in relation to a secured £2.5 million revolving credit facility and block discounting facilities totalling £3 million to be utilised to increase its loan portfolio.
  • Advising companies on the debt finance options for funding their businesses, including bank debt, shareholder and director loans, convertible loans and loan notes.
  • Acting as lead advisor for a bank in relation to its solvent restructuring of a fashion retail group of companies and debt facilities amounting to £190 million.
  • Advising both borrowers and lenders on a wide range of bilateral and syndicated real estate finance deals, including development finance and portfolio investment facilities.

Fine Print

Key Practices

Finance, Corporate & Commercial.

Education and Training

University College London and BPP Law School.

Work

Simmons & Simmons, Kaupthing Bank hf, Eversheds and Barclays Bank plc.

Client Secondments:

HSBC

A social cause I care about

The need for us to all live in a more sustainable manner.

Other interests

Baking – from tiered wedding cakes to macaroons there is nothing I like better than spending time in my kitchen creating delicious treats for family and friends.

News, Insights & Resources

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New Team Member: Josh Smith

We are delighted to Welcome Josh Smith to the Ignition Team. Josh is joining as a Senior Consultant working in both the Corporate and Finance teams. Josh is a legal consultant with 4 years of post-qualification work in both areas of law. Josh has advised startups, SMES and even FTSE 100 entities based in the UK and internationally.

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