Alethea graduated from University College, London with an LLB in 1987. She qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 1990 and
in Hong Kong in 1991. Prior to her joining Blackfriars Investments she was a Senior Solicitor in the banking department of international
law firm Dechert. When at Dechert she advised Blackfriars Investments on all financing aspects of their transactions.
Her experience covers a wide range of financing matters, including bilateral and syndicated facilities, management buy-outs,
acquisition finance and complex structured financings, in particular property related transactions. She was invited to join
Blackfriars Investments in 2002 where she has been dealing with raising debt and equity finance and the structuring and legal
elements of their transactions.
Alethea is a member of the Board of Dominion Housing Group, incorporating Acton Housing Association,
a London based housing association with one of the largest development programmes in South East England.