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Louise Bell

Senior Associate

Capital markets | Real estate |

Always very responsive, straight talking and effective negotiators.

IFLR 1000 (2022/2023)

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About Louise Bell

Louise advises funds, companies and financial institutions on banking and structured finance transactions across the world.

Louise is a senior associate in our Amsterdam finance team, specialising in structured finance and banking transactions. 

Louise has experience as the lead associate advising sponsor, investor, lender and borrower clients on both public and private asset backed financings involving residential and commercial mortgages (performing, re-performing and non-performing), as well as trade, lease and residual value receivables. 

She brings strong efficiency, organisational and interpersonal skills to her matters, which make her ideally suited to leading on high value, cross-jurisdictional matters, working in a fully integrated way with several Freshfields teams as well as our network of local firms.

She is a native English speaker and speaks French.  


  • University of Edinburgh, DPLP (distinction)
  • University of Amsterdam, LLM European Private Law (cum laude)  
  • Sciences Po (Paris),  LLB Hons (Erasmus)
  • University of Edinburgh, LLB Hons (Law and French, distinction in spoken French)