Pinsent Masons

Banking & Finance Department

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What the team is known for Most notable for its work for UK clearing banks, regularly appearing on corporate finance, real estate finance and leveraged finance matters. In addition, the team also acts for a number of alternative financial service providers and challenger banks. Further advises on cross-border refinancing transactions.

Strengths Sources attest that the lawyers are "excellent to work with and have a quality team that can resource deals appropriately."

Clients further note that the team's "responsiveness is fantastic during the course of a transaction."

Work highlights Assisted Shawbrook Bank with the provision of £5 million asset-based facilities to JB Kind.

Notable practitioners

Matthew Clayton-Stead
advises on syndicated finance, intercreditor agreements and loan-on-loan arrangements.

Philip Scott
frequently acts for non-traditional lenders as well as banks on a range of facilities. Clients report: "He is very sensible and gives a practical point of view and very good advice."