Maurice Stewart is an associate in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Banking Practice.

Mr. Stewart's experience includes advising sponsors, corporate borrowers, banks, and other financial institutions across a broad range of finance transactions, with a particular focus on leveraged and acquisition financings.

Mr. Stewart's experience includes advising:

  • Swissport, the leading global ground and cargo handling company, in relation to a €600 million senior secured unitranche term loan and €200 million super senior revolving credit facility in order to refinance their existing capital structure

  • EQT on the financing for the acquisition of CFC, a specialist insurance provider

  • The senior creditors committee in relation to the rescue financing and subsequent c. €2.9 billion debt and equity restructuring of Swissport, a global aviation services business headquartered in Switzerland

  • The lenders in relation to the financing for the acquisition of motorway emergency service AA, by a consortium of two private equity houses, Towerbrook Capital and Warburg Pincus
  • The initial purchasers on the issuance of 6.500% senior secured notes due 2025 by Tronox Holdings plc, the leading titanium dioxide and inorganic chemicals producer 
  • A leading private equity firm on the financing for the acquisition of a leading specialised staffing, workforce management solutions, and health and social services business
  • The lenders on the amendment and restatement of the post-IPO financing of Euskaltel, a leading Spanish telecommunication company 
  • The lenders on the financing for the acquisition of a global digital certification company and the world's largest commercial SSL Certificate Authority

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)


  • PG Dip Legal Studies, Queen's University of Belfast
  • Masters in Legal Science, Queen's University of Belfast
  • Bachelor of Arts in Modern History, Queen's University of Belfast