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

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

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.

"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