Samantha is a corporate, infrastructure and project development lawyer with a strong reputation in the ports, energy and real estate industries.
Samantha is member of Reed Smith's Corporate Group in Europe and the Middle East. She advises on corporate law including national and international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity transactions, the establishment of strategic partnerships and management buy outs and buy ins.
Samantha works with clients on all aspects of national and international port and terminal development and operation, has significant experience of corporate related port work and has drafted and negotiated key agreements for the establishment, management and use of terminals on every habitable continent. Samantha is generally regarded as one of the leading lawyers for the drafting of concession and franchise agreements for port development and operation and has a wealth of experience working on PPP transactions in the ports space.
Samantha also advises investors and operators in respect of investment in real estate, including multi-jurisdictional deals and through the use of tax-efficient wrappers, joint ventures and other co-ownership structures. Samantha has significant experience across the whole range of real estate sectors including office, logistics and hotels.
Samantha is the Training Principal for Reed Smith and works closely with the firm's Graduate Recruitment team.