Banking and finance

Hugh James’s specialist banking and finance team has many years of experience acting for regional, national and international lenders and borrowers on all of their funding requirements. Whether it is a commercial property transaction requiring bank funding or a large scale corporate refinancing, our banking and finance team sits in the heart of our commercial work.


“…they are absolutely top-notch.”
Chambers UK 2018

Hugh James provides an ‘excellent service’ to lenders and borrowers in the private and public sectors
Legal 500 2017

‘Commercially minded’ team head Dominic Marshall has ‘very strong sector knowledge’.
Legal 500 2017

“Hugh James is who we go to for common-sense commercial solutions.”

“The team is led by a charismatic leader striving to deliver a very high-quality service, underpinned by strong values and a clear vision.”

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 UK 2017

“Great relationships, based on trust and confidence, are essential to our business. Add to that the three ingredients we always look for in people – exceptional capability, attitude and integrity – and you’ll know why we choose to work with Hugh James.”
Roger Lewis, Group CEO, Welsh Rugby Union

“The Royal Bank of Scotland prides itself on forming partnerships with high profile professionals in the business community. The service delivered by Hugh James is excellent and I would have no hesitation in recommending Hugh James to a client or any other business.”
Chris Price, Director (Wales), Royal Bank of Scotland

Key team members

This team assists a range of lenders and borrowers with commercial lending, refinancing and restructuring, and is a leading provider of advice to banks regarding volume lending. They also have notable expertise in advising housing associations and government entities.

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Hodge House
114 - 116 St. Mary Street
Cardiff, CF10 1DY
Tel: 033 0058 5077
Fax: 029 2038 8222

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Tel: 020 7936 3453
Fax: 020 3053 8562

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