financial services sector
financial services sector

Banking & financial services sector

When it comes to doing business in the evolving financial services landscape, we have proven time and time again to be experts in delivering pragmatic and high quality advice.

Our multi-disciplinary team provides a wide range of support to the financial services sector.

We act for banks and lenders in relation to domestic and cross-border lending, at head office and branch level. We are able to provide advice on a broad range of lending transactions and security arrangements.

Disputes within the sector often involve cross-border legal implications and complicated international service hurdles which the firm has expertise in. The cases we deal with have their unique features with varying challenges, and we are well versed in High Court litigation.

Our sector expertise

Banking and Financial Services litigation
A diverse set of Banking and Financial Services lawyers who advise on transactions, banking litigation and recovery situations, financial services regulatory matters and insolvency.
Corporate and international banking
Our highly regarded corporate, banking and real estate specialists are here to advise on all aspects of corporate and international banking, including cross-border transactions.
Capital Market Lawyers
Capital Markets
Advising clients listed on the Main Market, AIM, the Aquis Exchange and the International Securities Market. Acting for issuers, brokers, nominated advisers, and investors.
Financial M&A RWK Goodman
Financial services M&A
Financial services mergers and acquisitions - our industry knowledge enables us to offer a strong commercial focus on transactions, enabling us to overcome complex issues and to provide solutions which allow our clients to effectively manage key transactional risks and to get the best possible results.
Restructuring & demergers
Secured lending
Our specialist secured lending team provides advice to lenders and borrowers of all shapes and sizes across the full spectrum of the commercial sector.
Insolvency & Restructuring
Our team can assist corporate and individual clients with a variety of financial issues giving commercial, practical advice. They engage with leading insolvency practitioners across the full spectrum of insolvency and restructuring scenarios.
Corporate governance
Corporate governance & advisory
Our Corporate team provides a broad range of advice to clients on areas including Companies Act compliance and UK corporate governance requirements.
Real Estate
Real estate is a core part of most businesses and requires careful structuring and planning in order to maximise returns and drive profits.
commercial lawyers
Almost always, businesses need to consider legal issues when making commercial decisions. We are commercial lawyers who understand your business and deliver results.
Business Dispute Resolution
In the ever-changing legal landscape, with sharpening competition and advancing technology, our clients are facing new and unique challenges.
HELP for HR and Employment
Employment & HR
Employment law never stops evolving. Talk to our employment law specialists about how we can help manage your workforce
Employment advice for senior executives
Employment law advice for company directors and senior executives
As a company director or senior executive, your terms of employment may be different to those of your junior colleagues. Our employment lawyers are on hand to advise you whenever you need help or guidance.

Data Breaches - When, Not If

We come into contact with clients’ cyber and data protection issues every day and understand the profound effect they have on businesses, reputations and livelihoods.

For an SME, it is all too easy to dismiss cyber incidents and data breaches. Too often, these are seen as issues that only affect much larger entities or organisations that hold certain types of special category data. “It’s not going to affect us” is a very dangerous mindset. In this day and age, a data breach is a question of when, not if.

Read our report to find out how businesses can reduce the risk.

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