Banking and Finance

Our team have specialist expertise advising on all aspects of banking, finance and securities disputes, acting on behalf of financial institutions, institutional investors and corporate issuers of financial products.

Our team are able to organize rapid and robust strategies to enforce rights, recover money or assets, or defend financial and reputational claims.

Our global reach means that we are able to manage disputes and coordinate proceedings brought in more than one jurisdiction and across varied legal cultures.

Debt and Equity Capital Markets

Our lawyers cover the entire range of capital markets work including debt and equity transactions, structured debt, high yield and trusts.

We advise leading international organisations, as well as new players in the capital markets.

We are able to advise on the full range of equity financing structures including initial public offerings, rights issues, secondary offerings, equity bridge financing, private placements and reverse takeovers.

Our vast experience in advising on both international and domestic offerings, corporate governance and compliance covers the full range of equity and equity–related transactions.

We advise issuers and underwriters on the full spectrum of debt capital market transactions including bonds, debt programmes, hybrid capital, equity-linked instruments, liability management, private placements, warrants, high yield and Islamic structures.

Our extensive experience and specialist knowledge means that we are able to offer insightful and tailored legal advice alongside efficient project management.

Restructuring and Insolvency

We advise on all aspects of insolvency, bankruptcy, refranchising and restructuring for businesses, individuals, creditors, stakeholders, finders and employees.

Our restructuring and insolvency specialists advise on a wide range of financial, corporate and real estate restructuring and insolvency matters and regularly act on multi-jurisdictional, highly complex and challenging cases.

We offer fast and comprehensive advice in an approachable and commercial manner, enabling our clients to take the most appropriate action to protect themselves, their business and their assets.

We also assist on all other aspects of finance including:

  • structured finance & derivatives;
  • securitisation;
  • leveraged finance (including public and private acquisition finance);
  • Islamic finance;
  • asset finance;
  • project and PFI finance;
  • real estate finance;
  • tax-based structured finance;
  • venture capital lending,
  • trade finance;
  • workouts; and
  • special servicing.