Overview

Our specialist banking and finance team have many years of experience acting for regional, national and international lenders and borrowers on all of their funding requirements and sit in the heart of our commercial work.

Our multi-disciplinary team delivers bespoke and flexible solutions advising on a whole range of financing transactions, from basic secured lending to drafting and negotiating complex syndicated loan facilities including refinancing existing facilities, revolving credit facilities and intercreditor issues.

Many of our lawyers have worked for major international law firms in the City and elsewhere in the UK and have a very broad range of experience. We have an insight and appreciation of the needs and pressures of clients in the finance sector through our extensive experience. We take pride in the quality and speed of delivery of our advice, our innovative thinking and, most importantly, our commercial awareness.

 

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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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We can provide expert advice on the following areas:  

  • corporate banking;
  • acquisition/leveraged finance (including share acquisitions);
  • structured finance;
  • real estate finance;
  • development finance;
  • private equity;
  • insolvency and restructuring; and
  • banking litigation.

We have a diverse client base involved in the banking and finance sector including:

  • major UK banks;
  • challenger banks;
  • alternative finance lenders;
  • building societies;
  • private companies;
  • investors;
  • education establishments;
  • Government bodies; and
  • housing associations.

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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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