Alice Overton

Alice Overton


Areas of Expertise

Alice is a Partner in our Banking, Governance and Corporate team.

Alice qualified into the Banking, Corporate and Governance team in October 2014 having completed her training contract at Devonshires Solicitors. Alice advises on a wide range of transactions including bond issues, private placements, financial due diligence, loan security arrangements, intra-group funding on the banking side.

Alice has also advised many Registered Providers consumer credit regulation, assisting with applications and variations for FCA permissions, advice on how to avoid regulation and on remaining compliant when regulated.


Alice is listed as a Next Generation Partner in the Legal 500 Directory.


Alice graduated from the University of Nottingham with a BA in English and Philosophy before completing the GDL and LPC at BPP College in Holborn.


Alice enjoys most sports and is on the lookout for her next half marathon. Her enthusiasm for football, and Liverpool FC, is confined to the armchair.

News Articles

Alice featured in Social Housing, discussing the deadline for the Senior Managers and Certification Regime looming, and what housing associations need to do.


"I have worked with Alice for over 6 years on loan and capital markets transactions. An expert in her field, she always delivers an outstanding service.
She has a great eye for detail and a talent in explaining legal complexity! She always delivers on time and is a pleasure to work with."

Director of Treasury – A2Dominion Group

"Alice provides first-class advice on consumer credit, being expert at navigating the FCA Handbook and guides and has the ability to translate the complex legal requirements in to practical solutions. From presenting seminars to written advice to on-the-spot responses, Alice delivers assured guidance and I would not hesitate to recommend her."

Head of Legal and Compliance - Abri Group

'[Alice has] supported us through a number of complex funding projects, enabling us to meet challenging timescales without any concerns and exhibiting excellent project management skills.’

Legal 500

Get in touch

020 7880 4262
London Office
Devonshires Solicitors LLP
30 Finsbury Circus

PA: Nicki Thompson
020 7880 4354

Notable Cases

Alice advised L&Q on the establishment of its EMTN Programme and first issue of Notes.

Alice advised Abri Group on its consumer credit permissions in connection with the restructure of the ex-Radian and Yarlington entities, including the transfer of regulated loans and updating and aligning the group FCA permissions.

Alice advised Stonewater on its US Private Placement and on-lending agreements.

She worked on the finance aspects of the Accord – GreenSquare merger, advising on the consents required from the funders to both groups and on the restatement and consolidation of the loans and private placements for the group going forward.


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