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Philip Prowse



Friary Court
65 Crutched Friars
London EC3N 2AE
United Kingdom

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Philip specialises in commodities trade finance and has acted for a wide range of entities up and down the global commodities supply chain, including lenders, borrowers, suppliers, producers, processors, distributors, insurers, logistics operators and end-users.

He has worked across the full spectrum of trade finance arrangements including syndicated secured debt facilities, bilateral/regional (uncommitted) facilities, pre-export and post production/prepayment structures, tolling transactions, borrowing base financings and debt capital markets offerings for investment into the trade finance asset class.

His work spans a number of geographical jurisdictions and he has extensive experience in the emerging markets.

He frequently writes articles published on trade finance and often speaks at international conferences.

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The London office is the firm's largest, with over 250 lawyers.

It offers the full range of services that HFW provides globally, with partners from the London office working closely with all the other HFW offices, as well as in many jurisdictions around the world. HFW moved to its current premises in September 2008, having previously been in nearby Lloyds Avenue for almost 100 years.

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