Banking and Finance

We give advice to businesses at all stages of their development

From inception through growth phases including the creation of group structures and joint ventures, and on to sale and floating on the various stock markets.

Our clients include: 

Companies, LLPs and partnerships and their subsidiaries and groups, investment and finance houses and lenders.

We advise on a number of disciplines including:

We are often called in to oversee banking and finance transactions and we have extensive experience acting for both financiers, lenders and borrowers in a variety of transactions, including different types of:

and other structured finance transactions as well as complex inter-creditor and security sharing arrangements and guarantees.

We also advise on and negotiate banking facilities agreements, where we have experience of interest rate hedging products including the mis-selling of these products.

Our corporate and real estate teams work closely together in advising on various property related finance transactions.

We deal with all elements of corporate refinancing and restructuring assignments. We are often brought in to advise in circumstances where a business is in distress and we have particular expertise in dealing with the rescue of insolvent businesses.

We also advise company directors, partners and other stakeholders on re-financing and rescue strategies as well as risk management options.

We offer litigation and dispute resolution services in cases involving banking and finance issues to all of our clients including banks, mortgage lenders and insurers and regularly advise on complex litigation issues giving advice on contentious insolvency and regulatory matters, managing the risks of any litigation in the most cost-effective way.

Main Contacts


Andrew Tonge is ‘technically able and commercial’ and is a ‘talented, proactive and diligent lawyer who achieves results for his clients’.


Jamie trained and worked at a large regional commercial firm in Liverpool before moving across to Manchester in 1995. He specialises in corporate law.

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