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18 January 2018 | Firm News | Article by Dominic Marshall

Hugh James reappointed to Metro Bank panel

Hugh James has been reappointed to the Metro Bank lending and securities panel.

Hugh James is one of 18 firms on the panel, up from 14 firms last year following the bank’s expansion.

Metro Bank is one of the UK’s fastest growing banks and has recently announced its plans to open a store in Cardiff, its first in Wales, that will be open seven days a week.

The challenger bank opened its store in 2010 in London and has 50 stores across the UK. The Cardiff store is set to open within the next two years.

The firm as was first appointed by Metro Bank in 2014.

Dominic Marshall, partner and head of the banking and finance team, said:

“Metro Bank is an exciting business to work with and it has really made its mark on the UK high street. We are delighted to be reappointed to its panel.

We are looking forward to continuing our relationship with Metro Bank and working with the team as they work towards their expansion into Wales.”

Author bio

Dominic Marshall


Dominic is a partner and head of the banking and finance team. Dominic is a vastly experienced banking and finance lawyer who, since joining Hugh James in 2010 has grown and developed the banking team into a leading player, acting for high street banks, challenger banks, financial institutions and building societies.

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