Banking Solicitors


Our specialist Banking Solicitors advise banks, financial institutions, asset based lenders, trade financiers and borrowers on a variety of financial matters including, providing support on the financial components of commercial property, projects and infrastructure transactions and corporate finance transactions.

The team prides itself in acting on behalf of some of the UK’s largest banking corporations and finance houses, as well as for borrowers in substantial lending transactions in domestic and cross-border financings.

We also specialise in commercial property acquisitions, domestic or international trade and Public-Private Partnership projects.  

The team includes a nationally-recognised group of solicitors with expertise in agriculture and farm finance.  

Clear, concise and directional in their advice.
Chambers and Partners 2020
They provide a really good service, I have no queries. It's a slick operation.
Chambers 2018
Level headed and commercial.
Chambers 2018
They have worked hard in getting an understanding of the way our business works, and the whole team is knowledgeable and proactive.
Chambers and Partners 2021
Particularly well regarded in the renewable energy, healthcare and education sectors.
Legal 500 2021
Strong presence in the South West with non-London based partners... In Exeter, it appears to me that Michelmores is the only law firm with any real finance capability.
Legal 500 2021
Easy to do business with and straightforward.
Legal 500 2021
Strong presence in the south west across both junior and senior team members.
Legal 500 2022
Friendly and non-stuffy, take the effort and time to work in a way that fits with our culture rather than imposing their own.
Legal 500 2022


Recent experience

  • Advising on structure and security documentation for US$151m stand-by letter of credit facility to support a construction and development loan for Malaysian developer.
  • Documenting supply chain finance facility operating in multiple jurisdictions and replacing existing syndicated banking facility of €52m.
  • £36m receivables, P&M and inventory facility for UK-based multinational business to compliment its banking lines in £100m banking package.
  • £26m term and receivables loan facility to enable business expansion by acquisition including funding of unbilled work in progress.
  • Advising a major brewery company on its £40m unsecured bi-lateral facilities from two lenders.
  • Advising a global bank in connection with the s110 Insolvency Act 1986 (Solvent De-Merger) Scheme of the Borrower, including new lending and new security.
  • Advising the board and owner of an airport on £60m equity and £36m debt restructuring and ultimate disposal of the airport.
  • Advising on US$65 million trade finance facility including US$15m revolving loan facility.