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Tughans

Banking & Finance

3 ranked lawyersBand 2Northern IrelandUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Widely respected practice known for its work in corporate finance and restructuring. Also strong on property and development finance. Maintains a strong, largely borrower-side practice. Experienced in acting as Northern Irish legal counsel for multinational investors.

Strengths

"On complex matters they engage partners in other areas, offering a joined-up approach which is very pragmatic and gives us comfort," according to one client, who also appreciates that on transactions the lawyers are "quick and prompt."

One source reports: "The teams are attentive, accessible and down to earth; it is very much a team effort and, whether you are dealing with the partner level or not, the service is excellent."

Commentators say: "They are thorough, commercial, pleasant to work with and provide good advice."

Work highlights

Assisted the Foyle Food Group on an amendment and restatement of facilities with PNC Business Credit.

Notable practitioners

Lending and refinancing number among Douglas Anderson 's areas of expertise. He stands out for his advice to large international borrowers.
"He is calm, thorough, detailed, approachable and commercial, and his work is always completed to a high standard." "He  is reliable, he turns work around, and he has a sensible and rigorous approach." "He is commercial and he presents solutions to problems."

Fearghal O'Loan is highly respected for his broad expertise in banking and finance, regularly advising on corporate and acquisition financing. He is experienced in representing lenders and borrowers in both domestic and cross-border matters.
"He is very knowledgeable, very approachable and commercial." "He is very good at presenting his clients' requirements in a very reasonable manner."

Julie Huddleston maintains a portfolio of high-profile lender clients whom she regularly advises on deals across the UK and the Republic of Ireland.
"She is sensible, commercial and proactive."

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Overview

Our team of dedicated finance and restructuring lawyers advise both lenders and borrowers, providing insight regarding tension points within corporate deals, business restructuring or insolvency matters. They combine specialist legal knowledge with commercial common sense to maximise returns and minimise client risk. 

We work with all the major Northern Irish banks and financial institutions and with businesses across all sectors.

Banking & Finance

Tughans

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Location

Marlborough House

30 Victoria Street

Belfast

County Antrim

UK

BT1 3GG

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Northern Ireland

Banking & Finance


Douglas Anderson
Up and Coming
Fearghal O'Loan
Band 1
Julie Huddleston
Band 3