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Banking & Finance

When a company wants to develop and grow, obtaining finance can be a major hurdle. Financial institutions are the key to developing growth for companies whether they are looking to move into new markets, develop new products or try something different.

We intervene on the whole range of banking and financial products, including acquisition and leveraged finance, asset finance, corporate restructurings and workouts, debt instruments private placements and public offers, project finance, real estate finance, recapitalisations, regulatory compliance and syndicated and bilateral lending.

Our experience crosses borders and we advise clients in respect of their local markets with an in-depth understanding in laws and processes in all major jurisdictions.  

Our team is supported by a global Banking and Finance body who have breadth and depth of experience in domestic and international finance and consists of over 100 lawyers practising a full range of banking and finance disciplines.

The group advises international clients on their strategic objectives across multiple jurisdictions; it advises on both international and domestic transactions. 

Our key areas

  • Real estate acquisitions, disposals, re-financings and developments
  • Leveraged finance
  • Corporate lending (secured and unsecured)
  • Enforcement strategies
  • Debt-to-equity swaps
  • Sale/purchase of non-performing loan portfolios
  • Hedging
  • Project Finance

Key Contacts

  • Profile picture of Mark Leonard
    Mark Leonard

    Solicitor, Partner, Head of German Banking & Finance