Sam Evans Principal Associate

Speaks:  English

Qualified: 2018 - Solicitor of England & Wales

Primary office:  London

Sam Evans

Sam Evans is a Principal Associate in the banking and finance team, based in our London office. Sam has experience acting for lenders, sponsors and borrowers across a wide range of finance transactions and structures, in particularly in the leveraged finance space. Sam has recently completed a seven-month secondment to the Direct Lending team at Investec Bank plc, providing him with valuable commercial experience.


  • Advising a US private equity house in relation to its financing arrangements across a number of its international portfolio companies in the health and technology sectors.
  • Advising a credit fund on the management buyout of a chain of 5-a-side football centres.
  • Advising a club of five lenders on the project financing of two grid-scale, transmission connected battery storage assets in Scotland.
  • Advising Triple Point Social Housing REIT on a private placement transaction with US investors.
  • Advising Santander on a number of transactions providing growth facilities to UK businesses across a variety of sectors.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2024

    • Career
      July 2024
      Gowling WLG (UK), Principal Associate
  • 2022

    • Career
      July 2022
      Gowling WLG (UK), Senior Associate
  • 2018

    • Career
      September 2018
      Gowling WLG (UK) LLP, associate
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
  • 2016

    • Education
      September 2016
      Gowling WLG (UK) LLP, trainee
    • Education
      University of Law, Moorgate, LPC
  • 2014

    • Education
      University of Sheffield, LLB