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, alternative financiers and corporates 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 also advises public sector clients on large value complex commercially and politically sensitive matters. His wide range of experience is built, in part, from his time in the City and whilst on secondment to a major investment bank.
Dominic takes the leading role on a number of transactions and is relationship partner for several of the team’s most important clients, and is the firm’s LMA contact. Dominic regularly advises lenders, corporate borrowers and investors on bilateral and syndicated debt finance, private equity, asset finance, development finance and structured finance transactions, security and intercreditor matters throughout the UK (including multi-jurisdictional aspects).
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.
Dominic joined Hugh James in 2010 as a partner. He trained at Davies Arnold Cooper (DAC Beachcroft), London. Dominic qualified in 1999 and since has practiced exclusively in banking and finance.