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Europe UK Banking & Finance

A broad-based definition of banking transactions, which include both borrower and lender clients. The following topics are included: Acquisition finance: transactions involving arranging finance for acquisitions acting for either the lender or the borrower; Islamic Finance: Sharia-compliant work such as acquisitions, forming funds to invest in real estate and commercial properties, issuing of Sukuks; General bank lending: syndicated lending, structured finance, leveraged finance, NPLs; Project finance: financing of infrastructure and industrial projects.; Refinancing: The refinancing and restructuring of existing loans and debtor in possession financing is also included. Where there isn’t a dedicated Restructuring / Insolvency section, work relating to restructuring in distressed situations, bankruptcy and insolvency is also considered here.

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Eminent Practitioners
  1. Michael Bates
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Eminent Practitioners
  2. Robert Lee
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Eminent Practitioners
  3. Stephen Kensell
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Eminent Practitioners
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Band 1
  1. Neel Sachdev
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    Neel Sachdev
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    Neel Sachdev co-heads the debt finance practice and remains a leading authority in the finance market, noted for his stellar representation of sponsor-side clients. He is regularly called upon to advise on multi-jurisdictional debt finance matters, in particular acquisition financings and take-privates.
  2. Stephen Lucas
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    Stephen Lucas
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 1 | 16 Years Ranked
    Co-head of debt finance Stephen Lucas maintains an excellent reputation for his expert representation of sponsors in structured and leveraged finance matters. He is regarded as a go-to for major private equity houses to advise on complex and cross-border matters.
  3. Charles Cochrane
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 1
  4. Dominic Newcomb
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 1
  5. Ian Barratt
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 1
  6. Jayanthi Sadanandan
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 1
  7. Suhrud Mehta
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. Alex Mitchell
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    Alex Mitchell
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 2 | 9 Years Ranked
    "He is very thoughtful, he is very detail-oriented, he takes real ownership and he is incredibly calm under pressure." "He is thorough, works hard and has a good interpersonal manner when interacting with clients." "Alex is my go-to loan lawyer. He is very smart, understands all the issues and pushes them hard but in a very fair way - he is a real strategic partner on a deal."
  2. 2
    Tom Richards
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 2 | 5 Years Ranked
    Tom Richards is noted for his expert representation of private equity sponsors, which he advises on the gamut of leveraged finance matters. He is regularly sought after to assist clients on complex multi-jurisdictional transactions.
  3. Christopher Kandel
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 2
  4. Denise Gibson
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 2
  5. Jonathan Brownson
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 2
  6. Nick Syson
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 2
  7. Nicola Wherity
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 2
  8. Robin Harvey
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 2
  9. Sam Hamilton
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Christopher Shield
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    Christopher Shield
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 2 Years Ranked
    Christopher Shield is held in high regard for his leveraged finance expertise. He regularly acts for an impressive list of private equity clients on large-cap mandates such as public-to-privates and acquisition financings.
  2. Clive Wells
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    Clive Wells
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 16 Years Ranked
    Clive Wells has considerable experience acting for large corporates on investment-grade transactions. His practice involves advising on all manner of financings including leveraged, acquisition and structured finance.
  3. Gareth Eagles
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    Gareth Eagles
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    "What I find truly exceptional about Gareth Eagles is his responsiveness – I cannot emphasise enough the extent to which he goes to make sure we as client get the right level of attention and response." "Gareth is very helpful during negotiations and flexible to find alternative solutions."
  4. 3
    Nicholas Benham
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 3 | 7 Years Ranked
    Nicholas Benham is adept at advising on leveraged and investment-grade acquisition financings. He is able to act for clients across the space from lenders to corporate borrowers.
  5. Edward Fife
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 3
  6. Emma Folds
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 3
  7. Jim MacHale
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 3
  8. Mohamed Nurmohamed
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 3
  9. Philip Bowden
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 3
  10. Philip Spittal
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 3
  11. Presley L Warner
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 3
  12. Simon C Roberts
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. 4
    Chris McLaughlin
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 4 | 1 Years Ranked
    "Chris is very approachable, always has the client service and is at the forefront of his practice - he is a delight to work with." "Chris McLaughlin is very commercially minded and can take a view very quickly just by the depth of his experience and market precedent."
  2. David J Campbell
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 4
  3. Luke McDougall
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 4
  4. Stephen Short
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 4
  5. Taner Hassan
    Banking & Finance
    Europe 2022 | Band 4