Paulette Mastin, Counsel in the Capital Markets practice at Linklaters LLP, became the Chair of the Black Solicitors’ Network’s City Group after its launch in October 2008. She joined Linklaters LLP as a Trainee Solicitor in 1995 and has been part of the firm’s Corporate Trust team within Capital Markets since qualifying in 1997.
Paulette became Counsel in 2007. She advises corporate trustees, financial institutions and companies on a wide variety of capital market transactions (including medium term notes, equity linked and regulatory capital issues, loan participation notes, high yield bonds and securitisations), structured finance products, PPP/PFI and renewable deals and Islamic finance, including Sukuks and the first internationally rated Sharia securitisation, as well as on liability management transactions and corporate/debt restructurings. Paulette is also co-chair of Linklaters’ Diversity – BAME Network in London.
Paulette is also a Council Member of The Law Society.