Bruce Stephen
Head of Banking and Financial Services & Partner
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Bruce is regarded as one of Scotland's leading banking specialists among clients and intermediaries. Speed of response and clear advice are hallmarks of his practice as is his ability to put together the right team for any given job‚ whether structured, acquisition or property finance.

Bruce is a member of the Brodies Energy team with experience in both mainstream oil and gas and related services industry funding and renewables where his credentials stretch back to 1997 with one of first waste to energy plant PFI financings in Scotland. He has considerable experience in windfarm, hydro, aenerobic digestive and CHP plant funding acting for senior and junior funders, secondary market acquisitions including large scale windfarm portfolio acquisitions and for developers and JV parties.

He is identified as a leading individual for banking and finance by Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 and a leader in Scottish asset backed securitisation (CMBS, RMBS and non-real estate assets) and is the author of the Scottish section on the International Handbook Security over Receivables published by Oxford Press.

"gets the point quickly and is easy to work with, sensible and approachable," states a client.

Chambers UK 2020

Market commentators describe him as a "sensible and pragmatic" lawyer.

Chambers UK 2019