Banking and Finance

Howard Kennedy’s banking and real estate finance team offers expert, clear and pragmatic advice on your financing requirements, whether you are a lender, borrower or investor.

Our commercially focused service is built on many years of practise in banking and property law. We combine extensive industry knowledge with a breadth of legal experience. We simplify and explain challenging and complex legal issues, and provide you with the right advice at the right time.

We recognise that transactions are often fast moving. You may already have been involved in protracted negotiations over loans or investments by the time you engage us. Our fast, accurate and responsive advice helps you to close your deals securely and efficiently.


Lenders and borrowers

Our broad expertise enables us to offer you advice on a range of finance transactions in relation to property and development, corporate acquisitions or sales, trading businesses and asset finance.

On the property and commercial finance side, our specialists are familiar with, and regularly advise on, the many different types of debt and equity funding arrangements necessary to support sophisticated financing structures. 

Read more about our Real Estate Finance offering here.

If you are a lender, we focus on advising you and protecting your position whilst efficiently processing your transactions. We represent mainstream banks and building societies, private banks, short term and bridging lenders, development funders, funds, family offices and private lenders.

Read more about our Banking offering here.

If you are a borrower, we advise in detail as to your obligations and responsibilities and work with the lender’s representatives to ensure the loan and security terms are appropriate. We represent substantial commercial landowners, national and regional developers, property funds, businesses and individuals.

As a full service firm, we are also able to call on a range of specialist in-house teams advising on construction, planning, corporate and tax issues.


The personal touch

Our team prides itself on offering a premium, personal service; building and maintaining productive long term relationships with our clients.

We ensure that you receive a personal service, tailored to your needs, delivered by an approachable and accessible team. Your first point of contact will always be one of our partners, who will remain closely involved in managing your work, backed up by a wider team comprising a range of experiences and seniorities, to ensure that you receive optimum value.

Working with us is straightforward. We provide you with comprehensive fee estimates and quotes for our services, tailored to the specific requirements of your matters.

One principle guides all our client relationships; our commitment to delivering excellent value.


Get in touch

Daniel Fireman

Daniel Fireman : Partner

Steve Clinning

Steve Clinning : Partner