Sarah Smith advises on complex financial products with a focus on public and privately placed structured finance transactions, and the restructuring of structured finance instruments. Miss Smith also has significant experience advising on the structuring of bank capital instruments (CET1, Additional Tier 1 and Tier 2) and on investments in bank capital instruments. She is active across a range of industries, asset types and countries.

Miss Smith is recommended by many legal publications, including Chambers UK, Chambers Global, The Legal 500, IFLR 1000 UK (“Highly Regarded” category), Who’s Who Legal and Euromoney’s Expert Guides: Women in Business Law, as a leading lawyer in structured finance, including derivatives and structured products. Most recently, she has been noted for her expertise in securitisation, derivatives and structured products by The Legal 500 UK 2022.

Miss Smith is also a member of the City of London Law Society's Financial Law Committee.

    • Solicitor, England and Wales