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Finance solicitors

Weightmans’ finance solicitors advise banks, borrowers, funds and local government entities on debt finance.

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Services provided by our finance solicitors

Our finance solicitors provide full service advice to our clients in the financial services sector, including banking and finance, insolvency, regulatory and employment advice.

We advise on the establishment, regulation and dissolution of investment funds, including venture capital funds.

Who do we help?

Our client base extends from leading UK clearing banks to private equity finance and retail funding.

Whether it is providing deal-specific funding and security advice, complex regulatory advice or employment advice our sector-specific financial services solicitors can provide a comprehensive service across our clients.

Our Financial Services sector approach means our solicitors are experts in understanding the specific challenges our clients face in an ever-changing and challenging environment and can provide bespoke advice from industry experts.

Many of our team have spent time in-house at Financial Services institutions so are specialists in understanding internal procedures and processes.

Our team of banking solicitors advise on:

In addition to private sector lending, we have extensive experience of advising on the establishment of European Structural Funds. This includes work with the £400 million Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF), the £250,000 Midlands Engine Investment Fund and the £180 million North West Fund.

The team also advises on the provision and the receipt of public sector grant funding and growth schemes (including the Regional Growth Fund and Growing Places Fund). As a result of this we deal with all aspects of fund partnership arrangement, including Limited Partnership Structures, Subsidy Law, procurement law, intellectual property, vesting of interest, regulatory duties, FCA compliance and dispute resolution.

Our team can also provide expert services in: