Specialists in banking and finance law

Borrowers and lenders approach financing from opposite directions. While their perspectives may be different, their need for banking and finance solicitors who see things their way is the same.

Every financing transaction is a complex blend of assurances and securities. It’s about bargaining positions and market strength and, ultimately, it’s about keeping the commercial world turning. That’s why we provide a team of expert banking and finance solicitors to meet your needs.

About our banking and finance solicitors

Our solicitors work with UK banks and other funders. They also work with businesses operating in various sectors and industries ranging from property to creative industries to retail. Each client relies on our skills in identifying the best financing vehicle and negotiating the terms which will help achieve short and long-term commercial objectives.

With sector-specific knowledge as well as commercial awareness and banking and finance law expertise, our solicitors offer advice which gets clients the best working arrangement.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Acquisition finance
  • Property finance
  • Project finance
  • Joint ventures
  • Equity investment
  • Debt trading
  • Asset-based lending
  • PFI/PPP project lending
  • Corporate debt and equity restructuring
  • Invoice discounting
  • Security and subordination.

The team work closely with our corporate services team on deals which call for an intricate knowledge of banking and finance issues. Together, we can offer a complete corporate support service which capitalises on key strengths of incisive analysis, industry connections, attention to detail and an uncompromising focus on client’s commercial objectives.

Our banking, finance and corporate law experts are also recommended by the independently-researched Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners as one of the top teams of specialists in the country.

For more information on the services our banking and finance solicitors in Derby, Leicester and Nottingham can provide, please email us or call 0800 024 1976 for a guaranteed response.

  • "Nelsons' team, which spans its Nottingham, Leicester and Derby offices, is able to advise on a broad range of financing transactions; acquisition financings, bridge loans, refinancings and development funding issues were key areas of activity for the team in 2020. David Kaplan and Chris Rees lead the team; the former regularly acts for banks on asset-based lending transactions, while the latter is instructed by private lenders to assist with syndicated loan arrangements in the property and development sectors."

    Legal 500
  • "...team of "super people" who are "cost-effective and technically reliable."

    Client Feedback
  • "Chris Rees: Extremely diligent and experienced lawyer that focuses on the client’s objectives but has a measured appreciation of risk and deal dynamics. Provides our team “magic-circle” level of service and guidance and is available to meet our ever-increasing deal flow and complexities of financing and investment structures.”

    Client Feedback
  • “Represents a broad portfolio of family-managed and owner-managed clients, as well as multinationals and plcs. Continues to be involved in a variety of transactions on both the buyer and seller sides, with particular activity in the healthcare sector as part of a broad offering. Offices across the East Midlands ensure local clients benefit from an impressive depth of resources to assist on transactional work. Active on deals across a variety of sectors including aerospace, banking and charities among others. Strengths - clients appreciate that the lawyers are 'approachable and transparent,' and that 'they become part of your team'."

    Chambers & Partners
  • "David Kaplan was able to provide an expert legal view in a commercial, pragmatic and easily understood way. This meant it was easy to trust his advice, knowing it was in the best interest of the company to raise queries on the relevant and important parts of the banking arrangement we were entering into, yet avoid spending time (and costs) on the less consequential areas."

    Client Feedback
  • "An approachable team with comprehensive knowledge, which works in an efficient manner."

    Client Feedback
  • "Ziaur Rahman: Solution-oriented attitude and provides our team with a superb level of service and legal guidance. There have been a number of time-sensitive matters where Ziaur has gone the extra miles to get our deals across the line."

    Client Feedback

Find out how Nelsons can help you. Contact our friendly team for a guaranteed fast response.

For advice and support 0800 024 1976