Ruth Musgrave is the global head of knowledge for our global transactions practice.
She is based in London and leads a team of knowledge lawyers specialising in the different transactional products of the practice and covering different regions. Responsible for the knowledge strategy for global transactions, her role involves developing knowledge products and training for the Firm’s lawyers and its clients, and analysing and responding to legal and market developments. She also writes and contributes to thought leadership on topical issues. She is a member of industry body working groups and committees.
Ruth's own main area of expertise is banking and she has extensive experience in leveraged finance, corporate treasury/investment grade syndicated lending, debt restructuring and secondary loan trading. Prior to joining Freshfields, Ruth was a senior associate in the banking practice of Clifford Chance in London and Madrid.