Maria Watmough Legal Director

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Contact Details

Maria has been a banking and finance specialist for over ten years and has acted on a wide range of financing transactions.  

Main areas of practice 

Maria has been a banking and finance specialist for over ten years and has acted on a wide range of financing transactions.  Maria brings specialist real estate, healthcare and education sector expertise, including recent experience of several student accommodation transactions and lending to housing associations.

Clients 

Maria acts for some of the leading UK domestic banks as well as corporate clients on their finance and security documentation requirements.

Expertise

Related Knowledge & Resources

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Fourth Money Laundering Regulations

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General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679)

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PSD2 – Are you Ready?

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