High Street Banks

With unprecedented change in the market, our team have a deep and well established understanding of retail banking.  We’re proud of our heritage with this industry, and use this to ensure we give forward looking relevant advice to ensure you can meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.

Your stakeholder landscape is vast from staff to customers to regulators to shareholders.  Building trust with a diverse, and ever changing, customer base is overarching. 

In a world of such complexity, you need your legal advice to be clear, precise and commercial to help you achieve your wider ranging goals.  Insight and expertise, allows our team to handle the transactions you need, quickly, efficiently whilst minimising complexity and improving return.  We have the resource to handle all transactions, irrespective of nature and size – we’ll always put the right team around you.

Working with some of the UK’s largest financial institutions ensures our team offers expertise with high level knowledge of the issues affecting the sector.   From lending transactions through to property deals and fundraising, we make transactions happen.


How can we help?

Bespoke Lending Service
Commercial and pragmatic recovery advice pre enforcement
Cross jurisdictional lending
Offshore lending
Portfolio acquisitions/refinances
Reporting monthly and/or quarterly
Volume commercial loan offering
Volume recovery
Volume residential re-mortgages

We also act for borrowers advising on all aspects of their commercial funding requirements including:

Asset finance
Debt for equity swaps
Development finance
Leveraged finance acquisitions
Management buy outs
Project finance
Property finance
Restructuring of loans

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Latest Banking & Financial Services News

23 May 2018
Our partner and Islamic Finance specialist, Mohammed Saqub, has been awarded the ‘Islamic Banking and Finance Award’ at the Al Khair Foundation Muslim Power 100 Awards 2018. read

21 June 2017
Beth Tweddle joins Shakespeare Martineau and the local banking community on a charity walk to raise money for The Trussell Trust. read

Meet the Team

We’re passionate about providing the right solutions and driven to make a positive difference in everything we do.

"The dedication and commitment of Shakespeare Martineau
throughout the process helped to create, and preserve,
value for the shareholders."

Roger Crosse, Managing Director, POS Direct Ltd