Whether you're targeting new markets, lending or borrowing, or facing regulatory hurdles, we have the experience, expertise and expert banking lawyers to make a difference to your business.

Our services for commercial banks include:

  • Acquisition finance
  • Asset finance
  • Cash pooling
  • Corporate lending
  • Debt finance
  • Export finance
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Restructuring

Our clients include major European and US banks.  In the UK we act for all the main clearing banks, including Barclays, RBS, Lloyds Banking Group, HSBC, Santander and The Bank of Ireland. We hold extensive panel positions across these clients and regularly work on club deals between them.

Our banking clients are international and so are we.  We often advise on cross-border deals across our network of international offices, acting for the likes of Aereal Bank AG, Banco Sabadell, NIBC, Raphaels Bank, Silicon Valley Bank and State Bank of India.



Advised on a £73m development and investment finance facility relating to Imperial College London's new £200m Research and Translation Hub.

BNP Paribas

Advised on the restructuring of a £500m loan fund which utilised extensive currency swaps and an SPV structure.

Barclays Bank

Advised Barclays and a US lender on the US$40m refinancing of Avon Rubber plc (the producer of specialist products in the defence and dairy sectors).

Silicon Valley Bank

Advised on the funding of the acquisition of Isotrak Limited by a SPV set up by Lyceum and management.

Banco Sabadell

Advised on the restructuring of a €41m project finance facility granted by a syndicate of five Spanish banks to two companies for construction and commissioning of wind farms.

Royal Bank of Scotland

Advised on the provision of £20m finance package for the acquisition of Mallet PLC by The Stanley Gibbons Group PLC.