Carla Patterson

Senior Associate Wellington

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Prior to joining Bell Gully in 2023, Carla has previously worked in the banking and finance team at Ashurst in London. This included a secondment to Lloyds Bank and as in-house legal for the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (including acting as Head of Legal).  In 2022, Carla completed a sustainable finance program from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership in the UK.

Work highlights

International work highlights

Advising CIBC on the transfer of its European operations from the UK to a new European banking subsidiary, which involved working with the ECB and CSSF to obtain a Luxembourg banking license and the establishment of a new banking subsidiary in Luxembourg.