We have market leading financial lawyers who have industry-specific experience and a clear understanding of today’s business environment which will give you a critical competitive advantage when you are structuring and negotiating financial transactions. We have forged a strong reputation amongst banks, building societies, other major financial institutions and sophisticated borrowers due to our extensive experience and responsiveness across a diverse range of finance-related matters.
We can assist in the following banking and finance areas:
Below are some work examples of where we have acted for lenders and borrowers in the banking and finance world.
Below is a list of some of the key banking and finance clients we have worked with over recent years:
The Banking and Finance team are known for being highly active on debt finance transactions, offering a full spectrum of banking expertise encompassing acquisition, asset and property finance. Regularly sought after by retail banking groups, house builders and developers for real estate finance-related work. Also acts for UK clearing and challenger banks on leveraged finance, debt facilities and working capital facilities. Experienced advising shareholders on the sale of corporate share capital.
One client praises the team for being “very knowledgeable, thorough and customer-focused,” adding that the lawyers “can be relied upon to get the job done within the desired timeframe, often going beyond expectations.”
Another source reports: “I find Paris Smith very prompt and detailed in their responses.”
Described as ‘friendly, professional, and approachable’, Paris Smith LLP’s Banking and Finance team is experienced in acquisition, project, property and asset finance. The firm’s lender clients include both major and challenger banks, while on the borrower side the firm advises retail and leisure clients. The practice is led by James McNeil; M&A finance specialist Jonathon Roy is also recommended. Liam Doughty was made up to partner in January 2020 and handles all areas of banking and finance work. The banking and finance team frequently acts alongside the wider firm’s property practice.