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A natural first choice for outstanding legal and business advice in the UK and further afield, our banking and finance group acts for both borrowers and lenders, providing practical commercial advice that meets our clients’ objectives.

the sector

The financial sector is undergoing a process of change and restoration which will underpin the future of the global financial arena. The direction of the financial sector is a key driver of business within the UK and internationally. The complexities within the financial market can often require expert analysis and interpretation. To successfully manage and grow a business it is vital to be aware of the current financial landscape. We provide practical financial advice that is both relevant and commercially sound. 
our team

We have the extensive practical skills and experience necessary to offer the best results for a range of financial requirements, from general finance and lending to acquisition finance and turnaround and restructuring. Our comprehensive and robust service ensures the successful completion of financial transactions. 

The team’s strength lies in its cross department approach offering specialist financial advice across the full legal spectrum ensuring client’s benefit from an integrated approach. We act for a variety of clients including major clearing banks, building societies, asset financiers, venture capitalists and borrowers. We provide clear, practical and strategic advice on a range of financial issues. We have the experience and flexibility to deliver innovative solutions to the most complex situations.

We have complete understanding of the law combined with full commercial awareness, giving us the ingenuity to appreciate your business needs.

The ‘fair, open and honest’ team at Watson Burton LLP ‘provides excellent value for money’ and attracts praise for its ‘very good response times’.

Legal 500, 2019

The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms