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Lucy M. Jenkins

Lucy M. Jenkins Partner, Finance

Lucy Jenkins is an accomplished member of V&E’s Finance practice with extensive experience in domestic and cross-border leveraged finance transactions.

A trusted advisor, Lucy excels at helping clients navigate complex transactions from start to finish. She acts for a wide range of clients, including banks, private equity houses, corporate, and portfolio companies, and has in-depth knowledge of a multitude of financing types including senior, senior/second lien, senior/mezzanine, high yield bridge, super senior RCFs and TLBs. 

Lucy advises on the financing aspects of private acquisitions, public to private transactions and IPOs. She works with clients throughout the life of a financing and she regularly handles amendments and extensions, refinancings, add-on transactions, disposals, local facilities, trade financing, reorganisations, debt-buy backs and restructuring.
In addition to her client work, Lucy is active in the V&E London office’s Women’s Initiative program, which works to attract the best and brightest women lawyers, foster their career development, and promote their advancement.

Experience Highlights

  • A British private equity firm in the financing of its acquisition of a global chemicals distributor
  • A British private equity firm in the financing relating to the purchase of a Dutch business software company
  • A car manufacturer in connection with certain of its financing arrangements
  • A leading private equity fund in the financing of its acquisition of an outdoor apparel company
  • A leading investment bank on a variety of financings
  • A global private equity firm in the financing of its acquisition of a retail pharmacy company and its subsequent business combination with an American pharmacy chain
  • A large DIY group on its financial restructuring
  • A provider of specialist software and outsourcing services in the sale of a subsidiary to a private equity company

Contact Details


T +44.20.7065.6104
F +44.20.7065.6001
20 Fenchurch Street
24th Floor
London EC3M 3BY
United Kingdom
Local time: 7:29 PM
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Lucy's Practices

  • College of Law, London, Legal Practice Course, Distinction
  • College of Law, London, Postgraduate Diploma in Law, Commendation
  • University of Bristol, England, BSc Hons
  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

Solicitors and Registered Foreign Lawyers. A list of partner names is available for inspection at 20 Fenchurch Street, 24th Floor, London, EC3M 3BY. Vinson & Elkins RLLP is a limited liability partnership formed under the laws of New York authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (No. 0079019).