Julie Van der Meersche is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Finance Department.

Ms. Van der Meersche has experience across a broad range of cross-border finance transactions, with a focus on leveraged finance and acquisition finance, and represents sponsors, corporate borrowers, financial institutions, and other lenders.

Ms. Van der Meersche’s experience includes advising:

  • Platinum Equity in connection with the bank financing of its acquisition of Biscuit International Group
  • PAI Partners on the LBO financing for the acquisition of Koninklijke Wessanen, a leading healthy and sustainable food company
  • CVC and its portfolio company Domestic & General, the UK’s leading appliance care specialist, in the refinancing of D&G’s existing capital structure with new bond issuances and revolving credit lines
  • Platinum Equity in connection with the senior financing of its acquisition of the Iberconsa group
  • Soho House, an international private members’ club, in relation to its financing matters
  • The arrangers on the financing for Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC’s acquisition of FH Investments Limited, a holding company, through its subsidiaries, operates restaurants, delis, and bars
  • The underwriters in connection with £175 million senior facilities in respect of Infracapital’s acquisition of a “last mile” infrastructure company
  • The underwriters in connection with the financing of a minority acquisition by First State Investments

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)
  • New York


  • LLM, Duke University School of Law, 2013
  • Master in European Economic and Regulatory Law, Ghent University School of Law, 2012

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch
  • French