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Burness Paull

Banking & Finance

4 ranked lawyersBand 2ScotlandUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly respected banking team that is noted for its work in fund and real estate finance. Other areas of expertise include debt sales and leveraged finance. Demonstrates particular experience in the oil and gas sector. Frequently represents major high street banks and leading Scottish corporates. Equally skilled in acting as borrower-side and lender-side counsel for both national and international clients.

Strengths

Clients report: "They are diligent, pragmatic and commercial."

Work highlights

Advised Ideagen on a £40 million multicurrency revolving credit facility provided by NatWest.

Notable practitioners

Alan Cassels comes recommended for his expertise advising on acquisition financings. He is able to act for clients on both domestic and cross-border transactions.
"He is a very responsive and very experienced lawyer."

Dawn Reoch regularly advises on corporate and acquisition financing. She has notable experience acting for private equity sponsors.
"She is very commercial, very intuitive and a pleasure to work with." "Dawn is very easy to work with and understands issues from both lender and borrower perspectives."

John Kennedy receives recognition for his leveraged finance expertise. He counts both lenders and borrowers among his clients.

Jonathan Heaney is celebrated for his broad banking and finance expertise. He is frequently instructed on real estate and corporate finance matters.
"He is excellent to deal with - very proactive, responsive and particularly strong at highlighting the key points and filtering the less critical issues." "Jonathan Heaney is superb."

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Banking & Finance

Burness Paull

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Location

50 Lothian Road

Festival Square

Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh

UK

EH3 9WJ

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Scotland

Banking & Finance


Alan Cassels
Band 4
Dawn Reoch
Band 3
John Kennedy
Band 2
Jonathan Heaney
Band 1