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Banking and Finance Law

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, Santander, Lloyds, Natwest and RBS;
  • challenger banks such as Metro Bank, Hodge Bank, Atelier Finance, Arbuthnot Latham, Investec;
  • 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.

Our Services

Key contact

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.

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.

“…their expertise, knowledge of the sector and the stakeholders involved was not only invaluable to us but also a large factor in completing the arrangements in a timely manner.”

Jeff Collins, Director at Great Point Studios

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

Chambers & Partners

Really approachable, and not afraid of picking up the phone to answer our questions as opposed to writing long emails.

Chambers & Partners

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