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Who do Pitmans’ Banking & Finance lawyers work for?

As the British economy continues to grow, there is renewed confidence in the banking industry, with a noticeable increase in the volume and size of investments being made. 

As the largest commercial finance practice in the Thames Valley region, with a specialist team that advise clients from London to Reading and beyond, Pitmans has the experience and in-depth knowledge to offer banking and financial legal advice to clients across a broad range of sectors. We are recognised as leaders in our field, which explains why our services are frequently sought out by international firms. 

Our clients include leading banks, financial institutions, corporate borrowers and high net worth individuals, and our field of expertise in banking and finance law covers a wide variety of complex national and international transactions. We have a comprehensive understanding of the banking and finance markets and have approved panel solicitor status with most of the major lenders operating in London and across the UK.

We also have a rapidly developing Islamic finance practice. Our growing reputation in this area is driven by our partnership with Egyptian corporate law firm Levari.

Do Pitmans’ Banking & Finance lawyers have any particular areas of expertise?

Our banking & finance team advises clients on a wide range of financing transactions across a variety of specialist areas:

  • Corporate lending
  • Acquisition finance
  • Corporate debt and equity restructuring
  • Corporate finance, including joint ventures and equity investment
  • Property acquisition, investment and development finance
  • Insolvency and restructuring
  • Invoice discounting, asset backed and trade finance
  • All types of corporate, business and personal security and subordination issues
  • We also help raise finance using our powerful links with funders and financial institutions

Why choose Pitmans’ Banking & Finance lawyers?

At Pitmans, we work closely with our clients, discussing all the available options and ensuring they are kept fully informed at every stage. Our reputation for efficiency, reliability and providing pragmatic but practical solutions is supported independently through rankings and commentary in the main legal directories, Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.

Acting for both lenders and borrowers, we provide cost effective, sound and sensible commercial advice quickly. Wherever it is helpful to clients to do so, other specialists within our firm – Corporate, Intellectual Property, Tax, Real Estate, Insolvency & Restructuring and Pensions teams – regularly work alongside our banking team to pool relevant resources. We are also able to draw on international advice from our expanding network of lawyers around the world through Interact Law.

We manage transactions from start to finish, offering strength in depth, technical knowledge and innovative thinking. Our approach is creative and dynamic; we react with flair and negotiate with shrewdness. Looking at the bigger picture, we nonetheless pay minute attention to detail, never once taking our eye off the end result.

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