Banking & Finance

Our banking lawyers are recognised for their in-depth expertise and experience across a wide range of financing matters, including corporate banking, project finance, property finance, cross-border financing, loan-book sales and the provision of standard form documentation for lenders.

We act for major financial institutions in Scotland and throughout the UK, and our team provides a seamless and pragmatic service which is solution-driven.

“Our team is sought out and respected for their market-leading expertise and experience. We deliver a bespoke service to all of our clients, are passionate about helping clients meet their business objectives, provide a commercially focused and collaborative service and are always willing to give an objective and honest opinion – that’s what makes the difference.”

Norman Martin, Head of Banking & Finance
    • COVID-19 COVID-19: Cash assistance for businesses COVID-19 is causing economic uncertainty across all areas of business. To sustain the economy the Government has set out a number of temporary and targeted packages designed to support businesses through this period of disruption.
    • Banking & Finance EBA final report on outsourcing guidelines The final version of the European Banking Authority's (EBA) Guidelines on Outsourcing Arrangements was published on 25 February, aiming to create a more harmonised framework for all financial institutions under the EBA's remit.
    • Business Services Limited Partnerships - 2019 Reform As we all return to work for 2019, we thought it useful to highlight the proposed reforms to Limited Partnership law announced by the UK Government shortly before Christmas.
    • Banking & Finance Is the government re-balancing the creditor-debtor relationship? On 26 August 2018, the UK Government published the results of two consultations concerning proposals for changes to the insolvency regime and to corporate governance.
  • "MacRoberts is excellent and they provided a great service. Communication with them has been strong and they have been very engaged in guiding us on how to structure our deal."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Commercial, pragmatic and responsive, with partner involvement. They have been very reliable and have met both the bank's and our client's timescales on every occasion we've used them."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "Top quality service from the MacRoberts team, as ever, and we look forward to working with you again hopefully in the future."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • "They are easy to deal with and always available. They never let us down and I would recommend them without hesitation."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
  • Clients say Norman Martin is "very hands-on and in control of the process. He is extremely commercial, as well as assertive and considerate in his dealings."

    Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession

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