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Michael Leslie

Hedging and Capital Markets

Real Estate | London

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About Michael

Michael Leslie is based in Edinburgh and specialises in debt advisory and debt-related hedging, primarily across the real estate and social infrastructure sectors. Michael has also recently advised clients on LIBOR cessation and transition.

Michael is a chartered accountant and holds an Executive MBA from the University of Edinburgh Business School. Michael has 20 years’ experience in mid-market corporate and property finance having previously worked in M&A advisory and Transaction Services with Ernst and Young and Deloitte and corporate banking with Bank of Ireland U.K.



LIBOR transition update — 2022

  • LIBOR Transition
Chatham’s update on the LIBOR transition, summarizing recent news, upcoming deadlines, and available resources to help you stay current as the market transitions away from LIBOR.

The finish line is in sight — GBP LIBOR transition

  • LIBOR Transition
  • Fiscal & Monetary Policy
As the date for the final GBP LIBOR fixing nears, the work from the banking and advisory community to transition all outstanding contracts from LIBOR to the new RFR is gathering momentum. We have previously published articles on the background to the transition and how borrowers should prepare....

LIBOR transition in the UK — an unexpected first date with SONIA?

  • LIBOR Transition
“Moving on” from LIBOR, an interest rate benchmark which underpins around $300T ($30T in GBP markets)1 of financial contracts across derivatives, bonds, and loans was never going to be easy. Last month we, in the U.K., started to experience what life after LIBOR will look like...


  • Real Estate
  • UK Social Housing
  • Debt Management
  • Interest Rate Risk Management

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