Banking and finance partner joins Latin America practice group

Chadbourne & Parke has announced that Margarita Oliva Sainz de Aja, a leading banking and finance lawyer, has joined the firm as an international partner in Chadbourne’s Latin America group.

She will divide her time between Chadbourne’s New York, Mexico City and São Paulo offices.

Oliva specialises in advising lenders and borrowers on a wide range of corporate finance transactions, including structured financings and other secured and unsecured US and cross-border financings and capital markets offerings.

She also has extensive experience in project finance matters, representing multilateral and bilateral agencies, private financial institutions, sponsors and ECAs to structure and negotiate complex, multi-jurisdictional infrastructure and energy transactions.

Prior to joining Chadbourne, Oliva was senior counsel at Allen & Overy.