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Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP

Banking & Finance

2 ranked lawyersBand 2ScotlandUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Respected team of banking lawyers with notable strength across a broad range of financing matters. Particularly skilled in handling complex securitisation. Areas of sector expertise include energy, real estate and infrastructure. Clients include commercial and investment banks, as well as private equity and debt funds. Offers a strong borrower-side practice to complement its lender-side expertise.

Strengths

Sources say: "It is a very good team, they are well trained and commercial."

One interviewee praises the team for being "experienced, user-friendly, strong and cohesive."

Work highlights

Acted for HSBC on the £44 million refinancing of secured loan facilities provided to the Scottish Midland Co-operative Society.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Kinnes is experienced in advising both borrowers and lenders on asset-based lending and securitisation work, and is frequently active on development finance matters.
"He is a really good lawyer and excellent technically."

Hamish Patrick advises on range of financing issues with noted expertise in securitisation work. He routinely acts on matters with an international element.
"He's amazingly good and on the money with his advice." "He's a strong, technical, user-friendly lawyer."

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Scotland

Banking & Finance


Andrew Kinnes
Band 2
Hamish Patrick
Band 2