Lenders and financial institutions must navigate an increasingly challenging environment; with the regulatory landscape and sector itself constantly evolving.

We provide lenders and financial institutions with a full suite of services, from corporate lending to restructuring and recovery. Our expert team advise numerous UK-based banks and financial institutions, including all of the main clearing banks and a range of specialist funds. Our deep understanding of the unique requirements of our banking clients is built on long-term and in-depth relationships, including regular secondments of team members to our clients’ in-house teams.

The breadth of our expertise mirrors the wide range of financing offered by our clients and includes: structured/ leveraged finance; acquisition finance; real estate finance; invoice discounting; asset-based lending; multi-bank syndications; and bilateral transactions.

The international reach of our business increasingly involves us in complex, cross-border transactions and we advise on Sharia compliant facilities as well as traditional debt structures.

Our full-service banking and financial services regulatory team advise many different types of banks, specialist lenders and leasing companies on regulatory issues. We’re at the forefront of advising clients on new developments in financial services regulatory matters as they happen. 

We regularly advise clients in this sector on legal issues relating to: regulatory change; financial crime; insider trading; marketing regulation; anti-money laundering; enforcement and investigations; governance and risk management; complaints handling; consumer credit; Companies Act compliance; and FCA authorisations.

Our financial litigation lawyers understand the challenges of a financial services dispute and ensure that often complex financial disputes can be effectively managed to protect our clients’ reputations, limit costs exposure and achieve commercial outcomes in a broader regulatory context.

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