Shwini Dsouza Paralegal

Shwini is a paralegal in Stephenson Harwood's Middle East banking and finance practice.
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She regularly advises both regional and international lenders and borrowers involved in complex mandates across a diverse range of sophisticated and emerging markets. This includes cross-border ship finance and refinance transactions, as well as the sale and purchase of vessels and aircraft financings.

Shwini supports major financial institutions, ship owners, and operating companies in facilitating the negotiation and preparation of loan and security documentation. Her responsibilities encompass a wide range of tasks such as drafting corporate and security documentation, organising and compiling the necessary conditions precedents and conditions subsequent related to loan documents, document management, handling post-closing matters, attending signing and closing meetings, and overseeing the preparation of "bibles." She also manages the registration process for vessels and mortgages under the relevant flag, ensuring adherence to all legal requirements for her clients, as well as dealing with mortgage discharges.

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