Womble Bond Dickinson UK LLP

Banking & Finance Department

South West
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What the team is known for Strong banking and finance team that is well regarded for its crossover restructuring expertise. Sector specialisms include energy and property finance. Further strengthened by expertise in financial services regulations and capital markets. Expertise extends to acquisition financing and refinancing matters. Advises a number of banks as clients as well as significant borrowers.

Strengths"They are practical, and their advice is focused on business and commercial needs," says one client.

"They are efficient, pragmatic and can do transactions across the spectrum," states an interviewee.

Work highlights Acted for Dunedin on the senior debt funding provided by HSBC in connection with the management buyout of Acquis Insurance Management.

Notable practitioners


Julian Kinsey
heads the firm's banking and financial services team. He has expertise in debt finance and regularly advises on matters including refinancing, development and real estate finance.


Philip Withey
is recognised for his knowledge of funding arrangements and financial services regulations. He is particularly skilled in advising on domestic and international debt financing matters.
"He is absolutely excellent - both technical and practical."


Tom Caplen
is experienced in representing clients in both domestic and cross-border matters. He is especially active advising banks on real estate and development financing.