Joanna Belmonte | Legal director and professional support lawyer, Gateley

Joanna Belmonte is legal director and professional support lawyer at Gateley. She ensures that the banking lawyers are kept up to date with changes in law and market practice. She has experience in a wide variety of aspects of banking work including bilateral and syndicated facilities, security structures and intercreditor arrangements, and has worked for borrowers, institutional investors, private equity providers and social housing groups.

Belmonte reviews changes in law and practice and updates the firm's banking team on how these may impact transactions. She manages the firm's banking know-how and is responsible for developing and managing the firm's suite of in-house banking precedent documents, writing updates and articles for publication and coordinating finance training for clients.