Kathy Shepherd
Kathy Shepherd
Position: Partner, Banking & Finance Practice Leader
 
Practice: Banking and Finance
 
Office: Johannesburg
 
Telephone: +27 11 530 5317
 
Email: kathy.shepherd@webberwentzel.com
 

Kathy Shepherd is a partner and leads the Banking and Finance Practice at Webber Wentzel.

She specialises in banking and finance and has experience in the areas of general banking and debt finance, syndicated lending, commercial property finance, acquisition and leveraged finance, preference share structures broad-based black economic empowerment finance structures and related security structures.

Kathy has been involved in financing arrangements for a number of listed companies and their subsidiaries, acting on behalf of both borrowers and lenders.

Her expertise has been recognised by various international research organisations including Chambers Global, Legal 500, IFLR1000 and Best Lawyers.

Kathy has BA (cum laude) and LLB (cum laude) degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand.

Areas of expertise
  • General banking and debt finance
  • Syndicated lending
  • Commercial property finance
  • Acquisition and leveraged finance
  • Debt restructuring
  • Preference share structures
  • Broad-based black economic empowerment finance structures
Highlights

Named by:

  • Chambers Global 2010 - 2017 as a ranked lawyer (Banking & Finance)
  • Legal 500 2012 - 2017 as a legal expert (Banking & Finance)
  • IFLR1000 2011 as a leading lawyer (Banking)
  • Best Lawyers 2014 - 2017 (Finance Law)