“Keith Melling was outstanding. I am not sure that the deal would have been closed without his supervision. His legal knowledge was excellent, but what really added value was his business approach of identifying the points that are most important to the other party and therefore worth pursuing. “The team has extensive banking experience and is familiar with the most complex and high-profile litigation.” “Farleys Solicitors LLP has a full team ready to help you quickly with all your legal requirements.” DLA Piper focuses on private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and reorganizations. Funds, portfolio companies and management teams make up an important part of the firm`s client list, as do local and national publicly traded companies and large private companies. Recently, the team has increasingly worked for US and other foreign companies with investments in the UK and EU. General Counsel Stephen Jones has been instrumental in leveraging his close ties with the firm`s U.S. and Italian offices to develop the region. David Thompson leads the practice. “The main difference that distinguishes the employees of this company is that they focus on speed and efficiency of work for the benefit of all parties to a transaction.

I receive exceptional banking and corporate service from Sarah Willshire and Nicola Nutley, as well as exceptional service from all members of the real estate team. “An excellent team of highly dedicated banking lawyers – and an addition to any law firm in the City of London. Fieldfisher`s banking and finance team offers clients an excellent mix of corporate and real estate financing services, both on the borrower and lender side. Philip Abbott leads the London team, while Charlotte Round is an important name in Manchester. “They have a reputation in Lancashire for their useful, personal and quality legal services.” Manchester and Liverpool dominate the right-wing scene in the North West, with other major legal centres such as Preston, Stockport and Chester. Manchester in particular is home to large offices of many leading national law firms, including DLA Piper, Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP, Addleshaw Goddard, Pinsent Masons LLP, Squire Patton Boggs, DWF and CMS, while Brabners LLP and Hill Dickinson LLP both have long-standing roots and a wide range of offerings in the region. “Pretty much the top of the banking tree that has been lit up in the north of England, and has been for decades.” Boutique company Backhouse Jones has built an excellent niche reputation in handling transportation disputes due to its “unparalleled knowledge” of the industry. The Group`s continued involvement in the road transport association`s lawsuit before the Competition Appeal Tribunal is an example of its expertise. “First-class legal mastermind” Steven Meyerhoff leads with James Lomax in support. “Richard Thomas has provided exceptional advice on a wide range of highly sensitive topics. We are delighted with the quality of legal advice and support Richard`s support. Communication is excellent and support is very timely.

We always feel that we have received excellent value for the services received. “Partners like Jonathan Aldersley are very approachable and have the ability to translate complex legal nuances into everyday examples that we lay people can understand. Jonathan is always receptive to contact requests and is known to resolve our urgent issues, including during his annual leave. “This firm covers all my legal requirements with exceptional efficiency and expertise at a reasonable cost.” “From our first presentation, we have always had direct access to partners without exception, whether during or outside office hours. In addition to their undisputed knowledge in various areas of law, ease of contact was an important factor in our decision to remain loyal to them. “Alexandra Collett is an exemplary practitioner. She is professional, approachable and has excellent communication skills. She puts us at ease and puts us at ease and is always patient to explain legal situations/terms. Her advice shows that she has thought carefully about the best way to proceed. Led by Imogen Holland, a “highly qualified banking lawyer,” Ward Hadaway LLP`s “accessible, business-oriented and collaborative” department advises on all financing and security matters. Clients include domestic and international banks, fund and fund managers, public sector lenders, crowdfunding platforms, charities and individuals; The main lenders are the Royal Bank of Scotland, Santander and Lloyds Bank.

Holland also stands out for its private equity expertise, while Simon Errington regularly advises lenders on secured loan transactions. “James Chadwick – Partner who leads from the front; Accessible, commercial and knowledgeable about the legal landscape. He quickly became a partner for banking disputes in the UK, not just in the North. A title correction wizard too; He can achieve the results that others cannot achieve. “Imogen Holland is a highly qualified banking lawyer with deep market knowledge and a pragmatic approach. She offers excellent advice on how to bring the case to an effective conclusion, often under time pressure. “A very strong and versatile banking team, well versed in conducting banking disputes, especially (in my experience) against banks.” A well-known list of large corporations, owners and institutional clients is taught by the highly specialized team at Napthens LLP. Keith Melling, who has particular expertise in healthcare, automotive retail, transportation, manufacturing and financial services, leads the company`s offering with “steel confidence.” In addition to managing a significant transaction charge, the entire corporate department also has its own insolvency sub-group. Jon Esner oversees the business side of the practice and brings extensive compliance and regulatory experience to his role. Other key names include veteran advisor Gareth McIntegart and General Counsel David Carr. “Leading banking litigators with experience in all areas of banking.” “Adam Maher is an outstanding leader and litigator.

His strategic vision is excellent, his legal analysis is top-notch and his leadership of the team is always very positive, which translates into excellent results. “Mark Fergusson`s drive and attitude went far beyond anything I had worked with before. This provides an easy one-stop shop for business consultants and legal procurement departments to gather information about the companies they want to hire. “The team is young and dynamic and has been able to discuss my needs in a way that I understand as a non-lawyer.” TLT`s “excellent, diverse and resourceful” team consists of “competent and effective litigators” selected by a client for their ability to provide “quality Rolls Royce service at the City of London level”. Led by James Chadwick, the group addresses the range of contentious issues affecting regulated financial service providers and works with clients, regulators and other third parties and their advisors. The firm also has a list of recommended legal administrators; Established names Roisin McGlinn and Chantal Peters were recently joined by Steve Walpole, formerly Addleshaw Goddard, at this level. At Brabners LLP, the offering focuses on five key areas with a tax reference: specialist VAT and real estate issues; Advising entrepreneurs, start-ups and owner-managed businesses; employee incentives, including stock option plans and LTIs; litigation, including the handling of tax treaty claims in share sale agreements; and transaction support. Mark Whiteside, who divides his time between the Manchester, Liverpool and Preston offices, ensuring the group`s presence throughout the North West region, leads the firm. Gunnercooke LLP`s banking team is involved in a wide range of transactions, with a particular focus on real estate financing. Rob Fawke has a particularly high reputation in this segment with experience in mid-sized leveraged finance transactions. Georgina Tripp is known for her work on asset-backed lending and traditional banking facilities, and Jill Parker offers expertise in real estate financing.

“Victoria Rogers is a highly capable senior partner who has effectively led major bank disputes.” As part of the firm`s broader commercial and commercial real estate practice, the banking team at Mincoffs Solicitors LLP manages a number of financing transactions for lenders and borrowers. Paul Hughes leads the practice, which recently added private equity expertise by hiring Luke Philpott from Square One Law. “It is a pleasure to work with the banking litigation team – the customer service is excellent and the advice is always clear, comprehensive and of exceptional quality, taking into account both the chances of success and the commercial nature of a claim.” “The depth and breadth of Addleshaw Goddard`s banking team sets them apart from their peers outside London.” At Squire Patton Boggs, the “natural talent of Practice Leader Anthony Taylor for identifying the best strategies for successful resolution” allows the firm to maintain its outstanding reputation for its expertise in financial services litigation both nationally and internationally.

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