Regulated Lenders

With a team of 12 specialist lawyers based in Cambridge, London, Chelmsford and Norwich, we are recognised as a top-ranked regional banking and finance practice by Legal 500.

We advise retail and wholesale financial services firms on managing regulatory risk and resolving and avoiding regulatory action and disputes.

Our team’s knowledge and experience of both regulated businesses and the requirements from lenders themselves, means that we provide commercially focused-advice that helps clients to achieve their objectives. 

Our experience and client base

We advise both lenders and investors looking to deploy capital, as well as borrowers and companies seeking to raise financing across a variety of financial products and services.

We act for, and are on the panels of, the large institutional lenders in the UK, including Lloyds Banking Group (including Bank of Scotland), Santander plc, HSBC Bank plc, National Westminster Bank/Royal Bank of Scotland plc, Handelsbanken, Norwich and Peterborough Building Society, Ipswich Building Society, OakNorth Bank plc and Metro Bank plc.

Our expertise

  • Bilateral and syndicated secured and unsecured lending
  • Single site and portfolio real estate finance
  • Development and investment finance
  • Acquisition finance
  • Asset-based lending, invoice discounting, stock refinancing and other forms of operational finance
  • Growth funding
  • Working capital, dividend singular recapitalisation facilities
  • General banking and security matters

I have always found Birketts to be commercial, pragmatic and easy to work with. They have real-world commercial experience and levels of expertise they can bring into the transaction as required.

Chambers [UK 2024]

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