Laura Holtham

About Laura


Laura is a Partner in the Banking and Finance team at Ogier Leman. Previously a consultant at the firm, Laura has over 12 years of legal experience. She spent the early part of her career and training in both London and New York, working across a variety of finance transactions but with a particular focus on structured finance instructions such as securitisations, receivables-based lending, capital markets and derivatives. She also undertook a secondment at a large commercial bank where she worked closely with the legal and business teams.

After moving to Dublin in 2013, Laura joined another large Irish firm where she was part of the banking team acting on a broad range of transactions for both domestic and international clients. Her experience includes acting for financial institutions, non-bank lenders and asset managers, as well as borrowers, on a range of transactions including secured term and revolving loan facilities, real estate and development financings, structured financings including trade receivables and invoice discounting transactions and fund financings.

Recent Work Includes:

  • Advising a large Irish bank on its SME lending portfolio – including real estate backed transactions, sale purchase financings and secured balance sheet lending
  • Acting for an Irish non-bank lender on its short-term secured lending transactions
  • Advising a US lender on its subscription facilities to a global fund with sub-funds located in Ireland
  • Advising a bank syndicate on the €750 million refinancing of a large retail complex
  • Acting for a global corporation on the refinancing of its credit facilities
  • Advising a large national construction and development company in relation to their acquisition and development financings
  • Acting for the purchaser of a large scale loan sale consisting of Irish originated commercial real estate loans with underlying collateral located across the globe and a loan balance of circa €9.3 billion

About Laura Holtham

When not working, Laura is kept busy by her three young children. She loves to cook and will most likely be found in the kitchen making cakes with her kids. She also enjoys going to concerts and to the theatre.

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate Finance


  • Fund Finance

  • Domestic and International banking

  • Structure Finance

  • Asset Finance

  • Asset Finance

Contact Laura Holtham

TEL: +353 639 3000