EMILIE STEWART advises clients on a wide variety of cross-border financing transactions, with a particular focus on advising private equity, alternative capital, and opportunistic investors. She has extensive experience advising on real asset transactions, including in the real estate, infrastructure, and energy sectors, as well as acquisition finance in a broad range of sectors. Emilie also advises special situations sponsors on their alternative capital investments and has particular experience with NPL transactions and bespoke and heavily structured investments across debt and equity products.
As in the previous edition (2023), Emilie is recommended for Commercial Property: Investment, Property Finance, and Securitisation by The Legal 500 UK 2024. Sources from the 2023 edition, stated “Emilie is a key partner for us, very committed and lots of energy to ensure the deal gets done efficiently. She takes no prisoners in negotiations,” and she “is a highly skilled technical lawyer offering pragmatic solutions.” The 2022 edition of the Legal 500 UK recognized her for Private Equity Transactions. The London Private Equity practice was honored as “Private Equity Team of the Year” in the 2021 Legal Business Awards.
Prior to joining Sidley, Emilie was a member of the private equity and finance team at another international law firm.