Rhodri Williams

Rhodri Williams is a finance lawyer based in London. Rhodri advises on national and cross-border finance transactions, with a focus on leveraged finance, corporate banking, real estate finance, project finance and restructuring matters.

He works closely with lenders, borrowers and sponsors across a range of industry sectors.


Financial institutions based in the UK and overseas

Major UK and international corporates

Government departments and agencies


  • Acting for a UK clearing bank on numerous corporate banking transactions, including the refinancing of a high profile restaurant group.
  • Acting for a publically listed mining company on securing debt funding to finance the development of a lithium project in Mexico.
  • Acting for a European Investment Bank backed development fund as senior lender on a development and regeneration project in Manchester.
  • Acting for the sponsors of a power generation project in Armenia - the first project financed energy project in the country.
  • Acting for a UK clearing bank as senior lender on numerous management buyout transactions.
  • Acting for a technology company on the refinancing of its existing bank debt and repayment of loan notes to its sponsors.
  • Acting for an overseas lender in relation to numerous development and property investment loans across the UK.
  • Acting for a private equity client in relation to the debt restructuring of its healthcare business and the disposal of various assets.
  • Providing advice to a financial institution on the purchase of a large portfolio of distressed debt.
  • Part of a team acting for stakeholders in a recent high profile restructuring of the remaining parts of the UK coal industry.
  • Part of a team providing restructuring advice to the service provider of a large PFI infrastructure project in relation to disputes with the commissioning authority and negotiations with a syndicate of lenders.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2019

    • Career
      July 2019
      Gowling WLG (UK), senior associate
  • 2016

    • Career
      Gowling WLG (UK), associate
  • 2015

    • Career
      Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP, Associate
  • 2013

    • Career
      Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP, Trainee Solicitor
  • 2010

    • Education
      Nottingham Law School, Bachelor of Laws (Hons), GDL and LPC
  • 2009

    • Education
      Universidad de Salamanca
  • 2005

    • Education
      University of Edinburgh, MA (Hons), International Relations, First Class