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How our corporate and financial lawyers make it possible within the Banking, Finance & Professional Sector

Banking law is an area of our expertise and we act for a wide range of clients including accountants, insolvency practitioners, banks, financial advisers, other solicitors, insurance brokers and insurers.

While different in many ways, our clients all share the need for high-quality, commercial legal advice to make it possible for them to deliver their services as effectively as possible. At Harrison Drury, we do this by combining high levels of technical expertise with practical and commercial solutions to address the challenges faced by our clients, including:

  • Regulatory changes, investigations and scandals (such as financial misselling)
  • Claims and disputes
  • Consolidation and growing competition
  • Funding
  • Multi-jurisdictional issues

By bringing together a team highly experienced in all aspects of banking law and finance law, and working closely with our partners in the Alliott Group, an international network of law and accountancy firms, we are able to provide an integrated approach that is tailored to our clients’ needs and covers the full range of legal services.

This includes:

  • Corporate lawyers – shareholder/partnership agreements, re-organisation of business structures to and from LLPs and companies, sales and acquisitions of companies and businesses, commercial contracts, articles of association, terms of business, joint ventures, franchise, confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements, securitisation of liabilities.
  • Property and construction law – advising on acquisitions and disposals of both freehold and leasehold properties, leases and associated lease management, secured lending, corporate support, planning law, construction contract disputes.
  • Regulatory legal solutions – advice on regulatory compliance and drafting relevant policies, investigations, criminal prosecutions and civil proceedings by public bodies.
  • Employment law – drafting employment contracts and polices, defending employment tribunal claims, advising on employment issues, such as redundancy, poor performance, long-term sickness and Working Time Regulations.
  • Dispute resolution – partnership, director and shareholder disputes, indemnity issues and disputes with insurers, issues arising from business sales/purchases, debt recovery solicitors, protection of intellectual property rights, disputes with clients, landlords and tenants, professional negligence.
  • Intellectual property – licencing arrangements and protection of key intellectual property.
  • Corporate Recovery, re-organisation and restructuring – advice on re-organisations, asset and business disposals including pre-packaged sales, debt recovery, claims against directors and advising directors on claims and directors’ disqualification proceedings.

If you have a question for our banking and finance lawyers concerning anything outlined on this page, please get in touch today for commercial legal advice. The corporate lawyers at our head office in Preston can be contacted on 01772 258321. We also have solicitors based in Garstang, Lancaster, Kendal and Clitheroe.