Banking & Finance

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We act for lenders and borrowers on finance transactions across the credit spectrum, from simple term loans to complex syndicated loan facilities with tiered priority structures.

No matter how much you are borrowing or lending, we ensure that the funding documentation is tailored to meet your needs, guiding you through the transaction and ensuring there are no surprises.

We undertake detailed due diligence exercises for banks or investors considering advancing funds and advise on investment agreements, debt instruments and security and finance packages. 

We work with specialist lenders, alternative lenders, investment funds and brokers, and we’re also experts in project finance, particularly in the energy, housing and healthcare sectors.

While we identify and explain the issues we see in any transaction, we always offer solutions and make clear commercial recommendations. Our focus is on delivering finance structures that allow transactions to happen and give you the all-important security you need.

We also have specialist joint venture solicitors who can assist with joint ventures, collaboration arrangements and strategic alliances.

  • Acting for IQE plc, the global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced semiconductor wafer products, in relation to a new US$35 million multi-currency revolving credit facility
  • Acting for investor and manager Warwick Capital Partners on its funding agreements with a joint venture funding partner and taking its committed capital to £98m
  • Acting for LifeCare Residences, an international retirement community operator, on its complex financing and security arrangements, including development funding for London’s first luxury retirement community in Battersea and subsequent refinancings of its retirement villages and nursing homes in the UK
  • Acting for the sixth largest building society in the UK, Principality, on its involvement as funding partner for a flagship regeneration scheme to create a £100 million urban village, a vibrant and sustainable new community in Cardiff with 800 homes
  • Acting for Creditsafe, the global business intelligence specialists, in a multi-currency revolving credit facility involving group companies across Europe
  • Acting for specialist lender Zorin Finance on numerous refinance and development facilities for residential development projects
  • Acting for Harris Pye Engineering Group on various funding facilities, including those involving group companies in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Singapore

Accolades

  • The Banking & Finance Team is ranked Band 2 in Chambers & Partners.
  • The Banking & Finance Team is ranked Tier 2 in The Legal 500.

Testimonials

“The firm provides a responsive and cost-effective service.”

“The team is dynamic and innovative.”

Beverley Jones, Partner at Acuity Law

Beverley Jones

Partner
Edward Finley, Partner at Acuity Law

Edward Finley

Partner
James Kilgour, Partner at Acuity Law

James Kilgour

Consultant
Jonathan Geen, Real Estate & Construction Partner at Acuity Law

Jonathan Geen

Consultant
Sam Clarke, Partner at Acuity Law

Sam Clarke

Partner
Steve Berry, Acuity Law Chairman

Steve Berry

Partner
Cassian Goode, Associate at Acuity Law

Cassian Goode

Associate
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