Druces for Business

Banking and Finance

Druces for Business

Banking and Finance

Druces’ banking and finance team offers expert advice on a broad range of transactions to a diverse client base.

Our legal services for Banking and Finance clients

The Druces’ banking and finance team has a focus on acquisition finance, corporate lending, Islamic finance transactions, trade finance, distressed debt, refinancing, restructuring and property finance.

We have a strong track record of acting for UK and international banks, traders and other corporates on a range of contentious matters covering banking disputes and recovery issues, trade finance disputes, regulatory matters, fraud, insolvency and LPA receiverships.

Types of businesses we support

Our banking and finance team has a wealth of experience as a result of years in the City advising banks and other financial institutions; private equity, debt and hedge funds; Sharia’a finance institutions and significant corporate borrowers.

Legal 500 commentary

The firm’s practice is recommended in the 2022 edition for both Islamic Finance and Property Finance, particularly for our “ability to provide a bespoke service tailored to each client” as well as our “unrivalled sophistication, depth of experience and legal creativity”

Our banking and finance experience

  • Advised a banking syndicate on the refinancing of a European industrial group including subsidiaries in Italy, Germany and The Netherlands.
  • Advised a lender in relation to a receivables financing facility with a global telecoms operator.
  • Advised on a trade finance facility for an international steel manufacturer and related security in several jurisdictions.
  • Advised a leading name in the healthcare industry in connection with the acquisition of a healthcare business from an insolvent healthcare operator. The transaction involved a number of properties, the refinancing of the current debt structure by a new bank syndicate and the creation of a new business.
  • Advised a Middle East based group in connection with a Sharia’a compliant property financing for a London hotel development.

Who to Contact

Antony Cotton


Suzanne Middleton Lindsley


Christopher Axford

Head of Corporate

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