Charles Russell Speechlys

Banking & Finance Department

South West
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What the team is known for Borrower-focused practice with a client roster including both large corporates and SMEs. Adept at advising on matters with a cross-border element. Particularly skilled in secured lending and real estate finance. Demonstrates expertise in handling major aviation finance matters. The team also has experience in renewable energy financing.

Strengths A source notes: "They have a consistent, reliable team ethos which provides comfort from a client perspective. The firm has a breadth and depth of expertise with quality people."

"They have strong and diverse international capabilities," says one interviewee.

Work highlights Assisted Evelyn Business Services with a £26.1 million shareholder loan facility and related securities for an aircraft transfer.

Notable practitioners


Richard Norton
is an esteemed practitioner who is skilled in handling acquisition finance matters, in addition to facility agreements and securitisation issues. He is particularly knowledgeable in financing matters with a cross-border aspect.
"Richard can always be relied on to provide first-class support. He has a tremendous focus on providing a quality customer experience and is able to take a practical, commercial view when a situation demands a more flexible approach."