Overview

Our multi-disciplinary team delivers bespoke and flexible solutions advising on a whole range of financing transactions, from basic secured and unsecured lending to drafting and negotiating complex syndicated loan facilities. The team regularly advises on acquisition finance, refinancing existing facilities, development loans, intercompany loans, revolving credit facilities and intercreditor issues.

We have an insight and appreciation of the commercial needs of our clients, We take pride in the quality and speed of delivery of our advice, our innovative, practical solutions and, most importantly, our commercial awareness.

 

Our lender clients include:

  •  major UK banks such as HSBC, AIB UK, Lloyds, Natwest and RBS;
  • challenger banks such as Metro Bank, Hodge Bank and Redwood Bank;
  • alternative finance lenders such as the Development Bank of Wales;
  • building societies such as Principality.

 

Our borrower clients include:

  • private companies including manufacturers, breweries, financial service providers, technology design and manufacture companies and property developers, ranging from private investors to large multi-national companies;
  • not-for-profit entities including education providers and charities; and
  • housing associations.

 

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Key contact

Dominic is a partner and head of the banking and finance team. Dominic has extensive experience within the banking sector built from his time in the City, which included a secondment to a major investment bank. Dominic takes the leading role with the team and is relationship partner for a number of the firm’s major clients.

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Specialist sector advice 

We have dedicated experts who are experienced in acting for borrowers and lenders within specialist sectors. We understand the demands and complexities unique to each sector, allowing us to tailor our advice accordingly. To find out more, visit our dedicated sector pages. 

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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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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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