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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HM Treasury is consulting on aligning the UK definition of regulated financial advice with that in MiFID.

29 September 2016

MiFID II makes various adjustments to the exemptions under MiFID I, largely with the aim of tightening the regime and increasing investor protection.

26 September 2016

We examine the regulation of trading venues under MiFID II.

20 September 2016

Lorraine Vaz, finance partner, looks at the twists and turns of the European leveraged market over the last decade

14 September 2016