In Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (In Administration) v Exxonmobil Financial Services BV  EWHC 2699 (Comm) the High Court considered what is meant…Read More
Our Finance Team provides specialist legal advice for both lenders and borrowers across a spectrum of bilateral and syndicated financings.
Team head Hilary Platt has ‘extensive knowledge of the debt financing market’.
Chambers UK, 2016
"Wedlake Bell offers an excellent personal service at all levels within the firm and is always approachable to provide sound advice. Their response times are excellent and deadlines are always met."
Chambers UK, 2015
"I have a very good opinion of the firm's client service, with minimal response times to queries being just one of the plus points."
Chambers UK, 2015
Wedlake Bell LLP advised Care UK on the £100m club financing provided by RBS and HSBC to the Silver Sea Group. Hilary Platt provides ‘pragmatic and innovative advice’.
Legal 500, 2013
"[The team is] praised for its comprehensive depth and for being more commercially astute than some other firms."
Chambers UK, 2012
Our lender clients include banks and other financial institutions as well as private equity investors, family offices and sovereign wealth funds.
Our borrower clients include corporate borrowers (public and private) and high net worth individuals.
Our size and structure means that we are flexible, efficient and quick to respond. We provide a personal service from a team of individuals who are all known to you – with a high degree of partner involvement.
We pride ourselves on providing clear and practical advice, frequently collaborating with other Wedlake Bell teams to deliver a seamless and comprehensive service.
Working with a network of lawyers in foreign jurisdictions, our specialist Finance Team is skilled at handling both domestic and multi-jurisdictional transactions, whatever the timeframe.
28 Jun, 2017
20 Jun, 2017
Royal Bank of Scotland has paid out £200 million to a 9,000-strong legal action group, and disputes with other banks loomRead More
12 Jun, 2017
The High Court has ruled on a recent challenge by the United Kingdom’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) to a claim for legal professional privilege over materials provided…Read More
17 May, 2017
A ruling by London’s High Court granting fraud squad officers access to confidential documents drawn up by a firm under criminal investigation could jeopardize critical…Read More
16 May, 2017
Wedlake Bell LLP, on behalf of Orientfield Holdings Limited, took on a claim in 2012 against Bird & Bird LLP for damages as a result of breach of contract and negligence.Read More
22 Mar, 2017
Solicitors Harcus Sinclair and Slater and Gordon are leading the group litigation against Volkswagen following the diesel emissions scandal which has affected 1.2…Read More
15 Feb, 2015
Welcome to the February 2015 edition of our In Counsel publicationRead More
17 Oct, 2014
ISDA seeks to address the section 2(a)(iii) insolvency unfairness with respect to derivatives.Read More
14 Feb, 2014
Welcome to the February 2014 edition of our In Counsel publicationRead More
01 May, 2013
After three years of consultation, new Companies House registration requirements have now come into force and apply to charges (which term includes both legal charges…Read More
14 Feb, 2013
01 Apr, 2012
In its recent decision in Golden Ocean Group Limited v Salgaocar Mining Industries PVT Ltd and another*, the Court of Appeal confirmed the High Court’s ruling that…Read More
08 Jan, 2012
Why are audits important? The role of audits is to contribute to the credibility and reliability of financial statements. Some would argue that both credibility…Read More
19 Nov, 2011
We recently wrote about the case of Martin Lavin whose hand was apparently 'guided' into signing his Will by his sister, Anne. In that case Mr Lavin's Will was found…Read More
04 Apr, 2011
In light of the Spending Review 2010 there has been an increasing amount of public discussion regarding and scrutiny of public sector assets and the provision of…Read More
04 Apr, 2011
04 Apr, 2011
In October 2010, the Accounting Standards Board (ASB) published an exposure draft “The future of financial reporting in the UK and the Republic of Ireland” which…Read More
01 Apr, 2011
Following the public consultation by the Code Committee of the Takeover Panel on its review of certain aspects of the Takeover Code (the consultation) last year,…Read More
08 Jun, 2010
Following the review by Sir David Walker of corporate governance in UK banks and other financial institutions and his final recommendations which were published…Read More