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Sara Couling is a senior associate in the Finance practice. She has extensive experience of the full range of English law derivatives transactions, together with experience in bank finance, structured finance and debt capital markets.

Ms. Couling qualified in September 2011, having trained at the firm, and has extensive experience representing clients in the structuring and documentation of derivatives transactions.  Her practice includes advising borrowers and lenders on fixed income and FX derivatives in connection with leveraged, acquisition and project financing transactions, in both Europe and the Middle East, equity-linked derivatives, including TRSs, prepaid variable forwards and funded collar structures, acting for investors, financial institutions or hedge fund investors, ISDA Master Agreements and collateral and security arrangements, credit default swaps, stock lending and repos, margin lending, clearing documentation, prime brokerage arrangements, debt trading and regulatory requirements relating to over-the-counter and exchange-traded derivatives transactions.