Challenger Banks

Increasing transparency, consumer choice and regulation are only a small number of the themes driving change in retail banking.

Challenger banks have a unique opportunity to be a part of this change and the long term future of the marker place.  Whilst it’s not without its challenges, the opportunity for businesses who like to do things differently is exciting – and we’re a firm who understand this and can sit alongside you to give you the right advice at the right time.

You need a team who understand the dynamics of the banking industry, and understand how to shape the future.  With expertise from “cradle to grave”, you can rely on us to minimise your risk, maximise your reward in a way that works for your customers and builds your reputation for doing things differently.

Advice we offer to challenger banks:
Asset finance
Corporate finance
Dispute resolution
Invoice discounting
LMA documentation
Production of standard form documents
Professional Negligence Claims
Real estate finance (including development)
Regulatory compliance advice
Secured loan recovery (residential and commercial)
Setting up of efficient processes
Treasury advice
Unsecured loan recovery

How can we help?

Bespoke Lending Service
Drafting policies e.g. vulnerable adults
Focussed service delivery around client’s KPIs e.g. quarter and year ends
Liaising with the FCA
Navigating the regulatory environment.
Recovery advice
Volume commercial loan offering
Volume residential re-mortgages

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Latest Banking & Financial Services News

21 June 2017
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23 March 2016
As you may be aware, from 6 April 2016 new rules will apply to Attachment of Earnings and Charging Order applications made in the County Court. read

04 March 2016
The FCA have concluded that their previous view that it's not necessary to send a default notice to a guarantor before taking or demanding payment from them (which includes a direct debit and continuous payment authority) is in fact incorrect. read

Meet the Team

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

"We’re delighted to be at the beginning of a partnership between two teams who share the same winning spirit and focus on supporting talent to achieve their potential. Everyone here has a great sense of pride and excitement to be working with Team England – a team that, after all, reflects just how much can be achieved by a diverse and varied group of individuals all focused on one goal. We can’t wait to get started."

Joanna Thornell, Client and Markets Director, Shakespeare Martineau