Michael Folsom

Michael Folsom
Associate

LONDON

T: +44 20 7814 8000
D: +44 20 7814 8067
M: +44 7720 947099

Summary Open

Michael Folsom is an associate in the firm’s Energy & Infrastructure group in London.

He trained at Watson Farley & Williams in 2011 and qualified as a solicitor in 2013. He specialises in banking and finance transactions, acting for and advising sponsors and lenders on their loan and security documentation. Since joining Watson Farley & Williams, Michael has worked in the firm’s London and Greek offices and has also been seconded to a commercial bank.

Experience Open

    Michael’s experience includes advising:
    • Royal Bank of Scotland Plc in the provision of a post-construction refinancing for a portfolio of 16 solar projects.
    • Investec Bank Plc on the provision of an acquisition financing loan to Ingenious Clean Energy for the purchase of two solar project companies.
    • KGAL, the purchaser on the share purchase agreement for a post-construction UK solar project.
    • Solaria Energia y Medio Ambiente, the seller on the share purchase agreement for a pre-construction UK solar project.
    • Solaria Energia y Medio Ambiente, the seller on the asset purchase agreement for a pre-construction UK solar project.
    • Venn Partners LLP, the lender in the provision of both pre- and post-construction financing for a portfolio of five solar projects.

Education Open

  • 2010-2011: BPP, London LPC Distinction
  • 2009-2010: BPP, London GDL Distinction
  • 2006-2009: Durham University BA (Hons)