Pinsent Masons

Banking & Finance Department

London (Firms)
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What the team is known for Established players in the mid-market banking space, providing comprehensive advice on real estate finance, acquisition finance and syndicated loans, among other matters. Increasingly strong emphasis on public company financings and post-IPO facilities. Attracts a number of cross-border assignments, as well as advising on domestic matters across the education, leisure and healthcare sectors. Offers expertise across both secured and unsecured transactions. Continues to advise major UK clearing banks.

Strengths Sources note that the lawyers are "client-focused and ensure that they link you up with expertise internally as well as maintaining a key point of contact."

Notable practitioners

Martin Bishop is head of the firm's banking and restructuring practice and is frequently instructed by lender clients. Sources regard him as "technical, knowledgeable and outstanding."