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Michael Ings is a banking and finance lawyer based in London. He has a broad practice encompassing corporate lending, leveraged finance and restructurings. He also has extensive experience in the telecoms and media sectors leading a team representing both borrowers and lenders on a wide spectrum of deals.
Michael has been described in Chambers & Partners as “exactly what we need from a banking lawyer” and in The Legal 500 as “untouchable for telecoms finance work”.
He advises many corporate clients and financial institutions on their debt raising, including Trinity Mirror, Tullow, Jupiter Fund Management and Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund and acts regularly for a number of well-known banks.
Michael has over 20 years’ experience in the telecoms and media sector throughout the EMEA region, particularly Africa. His recent experience includes advising the lenders in relation to the financing of Helios Towers’ operations in Ghana, Tanzania and DRC and IHS Towers’ operations in Nigeria as well as advising Etisalat Nigeria on all its external financings and advising the lenders to MTN Nigeria and Ghana on a series of financings from local and international banks and ECAs.
He has also advised on numerous debt restructurings, including in both the telecoms sector and for hotel operators.
Michael joined the London practice in 1983, qualified as a Solicitor in 1985 and become a Partner in 1994.