Isabel Tinsley | London | Hogan Lovells

Isabel Tinsley

Counsel Corporate & Finance


English, French, German, Italian


Isabel Tinsley
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Isabel is extremely strong for a non-partner

Legal500 2024

Isabel manages a hybrid loans and securitisation practice, with a particular focus on real estate finance.  She advises on originations of loans and notes backed by commercial and residential properties throughout Europe and across all property asset classes.  Isabel is also highly experienced in advising on loan-on-loan transactions, property loan portfolio acquisitions, both performing and non-performing, and enforcements and restructurings of loans and CMBS.

She also advises on financings backed by CBILS, RLS and ENABLE loans, credit card receivables, invoice discounting arrangements, buy-now-pay later receivables, non-performing assets, and other esoteric assets in the fintech space. Isabel has spent time on secondment to the commercial real estate desk of a global investment bank and twice to the alternative finance team of a US investment manager. She has been practising for 14 years. 

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Isabel is extremely strong for a non-partner

Legal500 2024

Representative experience

Advised the lender of a new €300m financing platform to finance the acquisition, renovation and letting by a French start-up of residential properties as co-living spaces across France and Belgium.

Advised a fund on its provision of a £175m financing to a major UK bridge mortgage lender, with back-leverage provided by a bank by way of a bespoke agreement amongst noteholders.

Advised a fund in respect of its hotel franchise arrangements relating to its £400m strategic investments into Portugal.

Advised a fund in relation to its borrowing of a £222,500,000 loan on loan financing secured by UK residential buy-to-let properties.

Advised an investment manager in relation to a transfer between funds of £95m of issued RMBS notes, and the listing of those notes at the Vienna stock exchange.

Advised a fund on its accession as mezzanine lender to a £100m financing of NHS healthcare receivables originated by a fintech lender.

Advised funds on their provision of £30m and £50m financings for specialist invoice financing start-ups.

Advised a bank in relation to its €120m senior financing of a Swedish originator of buy-now-pay-later receivables in Finland and Germany.

Advised a fund in relation to its $75m fund financing by a continental European bank.

Advised a renewable energy company on the $50m financing of the development of hydroelectric power facilities in Kenya, Tanzania and Burundi.


  • History and Italian, University of Birmingham
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, Nottingham Law School
  • Legal Practice Course, College of Law, London
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  • Solicitor, England and Wales