Our Banking & Finance team has a wealth of experience in all aspects of banking and finance transactions. We act for many of the leading banks, financial institutions and corporate borrowers, providing the full range of banking services: from corporate lending to restructuring and recovery.
We also provide specialist support in areas such as structured and Acquisition Finance, Real Estate Finance and Asset Based Lending transactions. We are one of the few firms with the combined cross-border expertise to offer a comprehensive range of services to lenders and borrowers across the UK. We are also able to advise on funding transactions in the Middle East, including Islamic Finance.
We recognise the need to marry technical expertise with business sense and focus on giving legal advice in a commercial context, identifying solutions and getting the deal done. Whether the lending is to support a project, acquisition or business, our team will work closely with you to ensure that our service is tailored to meet your needs.
15th April 2013
One of the key planks in the government's strategy to help stimulate business activity is to support firms which are looking to export their products. To this end, numerous schemes have been introduced which, it is fair to say, have met with varying degrees of failure. Last summer UK Export Finance acknowledged publicly that it had serious concerns at the lack of uptake for its various schemes and undertook a review of the schemes themselves and how their take-up could be improved. Rather chasteningly, the introduction to the review revealed that, in the first 30 months of its operation, Letter of Credit Guarantees had been used to support just 5 transactions, the total value for which £2 million.
1st February 2013
18th March 2013
15th March 2013
“The banking & finance team excels across a wide range of areas from acquisition finance and asset-based lending to private equity work. Clients are happy to commend the firm's extensive banking expertise and say it is always at hand to provide support and advice through the transaction process. Sources feel that they are provided with a highly active, excellent, knowledgeable service from senior team members”
Chambers UK 2013
“The firm has a strong team who provide prompt responses and quick turnaround times”
Legal 500 2012
“Always focused and available when you need them. A real asset on any transaction”
Ian Howey, Yorkshire Bank