Provided by Alex Mitchell
Alex is a banking partner in London and heads the leveraged finance team. He has broad experience acting on a range of acquisition and infrastructure finance and restructuring transactions, and has a particular focus on acting for private equity houses and investment funds on leveraged acquisitions and refinancings.
Alex joined Freshfields in 1999 and qualified as a solicitor in 2001. He has been a partner since 2008.
Solicitor of the senior courts of England and Wales (2001).
Law degree, with first class honours, University of Cambridge, Trinity Hall (1997).
Alex Mitchell is co-head of the firm's European leveraged finance group and regularly acts for investment fund and private equity clients. He is well positioned to act on complex multi-jurisdictional transactions.
"He is very thoughtful, he is very detail-oriented, he takes real ownership and he is incredibly calm under pressure." "He is thorough, works hard and has a good interpersonal manner when interacting with clients." "Alex is my go-to loan lawyer. He is very smart, understands all the issues and pushes them hard but in a very fair way - he is a real strategic partner on a deal."