Banking and Finance Practice

Banking & Finance - UK

From navigating and shaping regulatory change to innovative finance solutions for the market’s most complex and sophisticated transactions, King & Wood Mallesons' award-winning banking & finance legal team is at the forefront of this highly evolving market.

Our banking and finance lawyers in the UK are known for driving transactions quickly and effectively, and for paying close attention to the commercial objectives of our clients. We regularly advise financial institutions, and UK and international banks, in transactions spanning the UK, Europe and Asia.

We also advise corporate clients across sectors such as real estate, hotels, media and technology – as well as private equity funds, real estate funds, hedge funds and other financial sponsors – on all aspects of banking and finance law.

Experience across finance and banking law

Our law firm’s experience in banking and finance includes advising private equity firm Lion Capital on its acquisition of hair styling brand ghd, whose celebrity customers include Katy Perry, Madonna and Jennifer Aniston. We also advised Macquarie Bank on the refinancing of the Towry Group Limited, and we advised Invesco Real Estate on the acquisition of Peterborough’s Queensgate Shopping Centre.

"Clients say the level of partner attention is absolutely fantastic, and that it provides commercial and practical advice, that is succinct and easily digestible."

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