Our banking lawyers give advice, not commentary. As experts in the field of banking and financial services we deliver robust procedures and documentation, a thorough understanding of regulatory requirements, an eye to the horizon to ensure businesses are future proofed as far as possible, and able to follow their core task of doing business.
We have strength and depth to deal with complex projects such as: strategic combinations, joint ventures and acquisitions of financial services businesses, acquisitions of loan books and transfers of banking & insurance business under Part 7 of FSMA; outsourcing arrangements; employment issues and employee benefits strategies.
Brodies has a good understanding of our business and our often unusual and complex legal requirements. They have a good breadth and depth of knowledge and experience in relevant areas for us.Chambers UK 2024
There are many challenges in this dynamic and competitive sector, not least the demanding regulatory controls. Change is inevitable and we are ensuring clients are best placed to meet the new challenges and take advantage of opportunities the market presents.
We are part of a wider financial services group that brings together specialist lawyers from across the firm with expertise and experience in all areas of the financial services sector, including: Banking, Funds & Investment Management, Commercial Services, Retail Banking & Regulated Finance, Corporate Crime and Investigations, Regulatory, and Financial Services Litigation.
We know how to work as part of a wider client team. We work with clients' in-house experts and external multi-disciplinary teams on a daily basis and our lawyers are able to draw on their own significant experience from working in-house.
Banking key highlights
- We are the authors of the Scottish chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guide to Securitisation 2023.
- Acted in two of four UK deposit book acquisitions and team members being principal draftsmen in respect of subordinate legislation in respect of bank insolvencies or administration in Scotland.
Advice is extremely practical and timely. Brodies understands the big picture and the unique needs of a joint venture participant.Legal 500 UK 2024
Brodies could easily grasp, understand and adapt to complex changes in deal structure and challenging negotiations.Chambers UK 2024
Brodie’s banking and finance team are able to hit the ground running and coordinate the various multi-jurisdictional issues required to complete a transaction.Legal 500 UK 2024
Strong cross-functional teams of experts to deliver on complex transactions. They are knowledgeable, balance risks and commercial requirements, responsive and adaptable to emerging issues.Legal 500 UK 2024
Banking & Finance Academy
Our sessions cover a range of current hot topics and practical issues relevant to junior banking and finance professionals, including sector trends and legislative and regulatory change.Find out more