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Angela Shepherd

Angela Shepherd

Senior Associate

Senior Associate
Angela Shepherd

Angela Shepherd specialises in all aspects of commercial property and affordable housing schemes.

  • Acting for the Funders in connection with the restructuring of their loan documentation with Triathlon Homes LLP (as Borrower) relating to the acquisition and retro-fit of the 1379 affordable housing units at the former Athletes Village (now known as East Village) in Stratford
  • Acting for the Bank and the Bond Trustee (separately) in their granting of consent to Poplar HARCA's solar scheme to be installed in the common parts of various blocks of residential flats
  • Acting for the Banks (separately) in connection with (i) splitting up a syndicated loan and (ii) consolidating a separate bilateral facility with one syndicate member's commitments in the syndicate
  • Acting for the funders in relation to the Oxenwood Real Estate joint venture acquisition of a portfolio of prime logistics properties in the UK

News and client work

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Contact details

Career and qualifications

  • University of Exeter (LLB) 1982
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 1985
  • Joined Clifford Chance 1998

Professional bodies

  • Member of AWS

Awards and citations

  • Identified in the hall of fame
    Legal 500 UK 2024 for Social Housing Finance
  • ‘Angela Shepherd has been engaged with the sector for many, many years and has a strong reputation for delivery on schedule despite the complexity of the transaction.’
    Legal 500 UK 2024 Social housing finance
  • "Angela Shepherd – very strong real estate and social housing experience and knowledge. Respected generally in the sector." ‘A pleasure to deal with, Angela makes herself available at short notice to assist with often complicated real estate/planning matters. She will also help in ensuring that all stakeholders in a transaction are in the loop and understand the impact of the legal matters on their work.’
    Legal 500, Social Housing Finance 2023
  • A leading individual in Legal 500 UK for Social Housing Finance in 2020
  • ‘Angela Shepherd has immense knowledge and puts this into practice for the benefit of her clients and uses this to ensure best outcomes.’
    Legal 500 2021
  • ‘Angela Shepherd, an associate, is our contact at firm. She is very knowledgeable and thorough with her work for us. She has excellent attention to detail.’
    Legal 500 2021
  • Listed in Hall of Fame for Legal 500 UK for Social Housing Finance 2021
  • "The associate that we predominantly use is Angela Shepherd. Angela is extremely knowledgeable and all work undertaken is completed to a very high standard. Angela is always more than happy to talk through a particular matter if there is any aspect of the transaction that I need help or guidance on."
    Legal 500 UK 2020
  • Angela Shepherd is ranked in Band 2 by Chambers & Partners UK 2019 for Social Housing: Finance – UK-Wide
  • "Angela Shepherd, who is ‘unbelievably reliable’."
    Legal 500 UK 2017
  • "Angela Shepherd is a highly experienced lawyer specialising in the property / project aspects of housing association finance transactions (including LSVTs) as well as university finance and general commercial real estate transactions. Angela has advised clients on a number of recent solar panel projects."
    Chambers & Partners UK 2017
  • "Clients say that Angela Shepherd 'has excellent sector knowledge and technical expertise; she is very helpful and responsive.' Another client notes that she provides 'thoughtful, well-informed advice.' She typically handles the property aspects of high-value housing finance transactions, including LSVTs."
    Chambers & Partners UK 2016
  • "Angela Shepherd is praised for her property and charging expertise, with clients regarding her as 'unflappable, highly knowledgeable, and thoughtful in her advice.' She recently assisted Nationwide Building Society with the licensing for a solar panel scheme undertaken by its borrower, a registered provider"
    Chambers & Partners UK 2015
  • "Angela Shepherd advised Barclays Bank/European Investment Bank as funders of Triathlon Homes in relation to the former Athletes Village at the Olympic Park in London"
    Legal 500 UK 2014
  • "Angela Shepherd has worked extensively on the consolidation and amendment of multimillion-pound loan facilities for Barclays relating to social housing providers. 'She's prepared to do work for her client at any time of the day or night,' said one interviewee. 'She's so supportive, and willing to advise'."
    Chambers & Partners UK 2014
  • "Angela Shepherd is 'a very good lawyer who works diligently for her clients.' She has recently been advising Barclays Bank in relation to a photovoltaic panel scheme being run by Westcountry Housing Association"
    Chambers & Partners UK 2013