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Banking and finance lawyers

Our banking and finance team is involved in landmark deals across the globe.  Our long history of working in private banking helps us offer tailored advice to individuals, entrepreneurs and companies looking to arrange all types of finance.

From representing families through to banks, founders, innovators and philanthropists, our banking and finance team has been involved in some incredibly exciting deals.

The nature of our client base means that the banking and finance advice we provide is highly bespoke in nature. Whether you are lending or borrowing, the depth of our technical knowledge and the breadth of our global reach, along with our work for some of the world’s most successful people, sets us apart. Our banking and finance team’s experience covers all aspects of the deployment of private capital and banking regulations.

This includes the acquisition, disposal and financing of assets and investments; restructuring and insolvency matters; and complex litigation (including fraud and cross-border asset tracing).

Speaking many languages and with around 200 partners working across Europe, the USA and Asia Pacific our team can provide relevant advice across multiple legal disciplines, time zones and jurisdictions.

Borrowers

Over our long history of acting for successful individuals and families we have developed a strong private banking practice. We are particularly well placed to assist with real estate, art, aircraft and shipping finance. In Asia Pacific, our team managed one of the largest debt restructurings in Southeast Asia for a well-respected Indonesian conglomerate.

Entrepreneurs and businesses frequently call on us when they are looking to arrange finance. Perhaps you are looking to acquire a competitor or expand internationally. Our team will explain options and work with you to identify the best course of action.

Lenders

We are the firm of choice for many high-profile creditors, such as banks, suppliers and venture capitalists to assist with lending transactions across a wide range of industries around the world. Clients we have acted for include State Bank of India, HSBC, Capital One, Barclays, Bank of China, Royal Bank of Canada and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, as well as a number of other major Italian and Indian banks.

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Our team

Rachel Hawkins

Rachel Hawkins

Partner | London

Rachel Hawkins

Partner | London

Corporate tax

Gerald Fujii

Gerald Fujii

Partner | Tokyo

Gerald Fujii

Partner | Tokyo

Commercial real estate

Guan Feng Chen

Guan Feng Chen

Consultant | Singapore

Guan Feng Chen

Consultant | Singapore

Banking and finance

Xanthe Lok

Xanthe Lok

Partner | London

Xanthe Lok

Partner | London

Banking and finance

Sergio Anania

Sergio Anania

Partner | Milan

Sergio Anania

Partner | Milan

Banking and finance

Patricia M. Lee

Patricia M. Lee

Partner | New York

Patricia M. Lee

Partner | New York

Corporate

Naoki Ueyama

Naoki Ueyama

Partner | Tokyo

Naoki Ueyama

Partner | Tokyo

Commercial real estate

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