Dominic Marshall

Partner, Head of Banking and Finance Team

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 on a full remit of banking issues.

Dominic has a very broad range of expertise which spans corporate banking, real estate finance, development finance, acquisition finance and renewable energy finance.  His wide range of experience built from his time in the City and whilst on secondment to a major investment bank.

Dominic takes the leading role on a number of matters and is relationship partner for several of the team’s most important clients, and is the firm’s LMA contact. Dominic regularly advises lenders, borrowers and investors on bilateral and syndicated debt finance, private equity, asset finance, development finance and structured finance transactions, security and intercreditor matters nationally, in the City of London and across Europe.

Dominic is instructed by a range of financial institutions from high-street lenders to challenger banks and also advises public sector clients on large value complex commercially and politically sensitive matters.

Dominic has extensive experience of advising commercial lender clients on large scale loan agreement drafting services and security taking functions using bespoke secure portals. This is a unique service blending legal advice with legal process management on commercial loans.

Work history

Dominic joined Hugh James in 2010 as a partner.
Dominic trained at Davies Arnold Cooper (DAC Beachcroft), London. He qualified in 1999 and since has practiced exclusively in banking and finance. 

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Dominic Marshall heads the banking and finance practice and receives praise from clients for his "calm, friendly and efficient manner," with one source noting that "he has been fantastic at explaining things very clearly." He frequently advises on matters relating to corporate banking, real estate finance and development finance.

Chambers and Partners UK

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‘Commercially minded’ team head Dominic Marshall has ‘very strong sector knowledge’.

The Legal 500

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…they are absolutely top-notch.

Chambers and Partners UK

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Hugh James provides an ‘excellent service’ to lenders and borrowers in the private and public sectors

The Legal 500

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...interactive and keeps clients advised, also making sure deals go through as quickly as possible.

Chambers and Partners UK