Banking and Finance Solicitors

Collaborative, commercially-focused, cost effective and well versed in the complexities of this fast-moving sector. Our Banking and Finance solicitors offer expert advice to both financial institutions and those looking to raise funds.

Our solicitors are experts in a broad range of banking and finance matters. Our Banking solicitors sit on advisory panels of most major UK banks, including Lloyds Banking Group, HSBC, NatWest and Santander and a number of other institutional lenders. Our solicitors also act for a wide range of corporate and individual borrower clients.

Our Finance solicitors regularly collaborate with our corporate, commercial property, agricultural and rural property, insolvency and other teams to make sure you get the know-how you need.

Recommended in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 2022

Steve Cole advises on refinancing transactions, revolving credit facilities and Islamic finance transactions for both borrowers and lenders. Clients appreciate that he is “able to work to very tight deadlines and find practical and simple solutions to what appear to be complex legal issues”.’

‘As well as handling corporate borrowing and finance, acquisition financing, and regional lending work, Trethowans LLP stands out from other firms for its experience in agriculture-related finance. Nick Gent is experienced in all areas of corporate finance, while Emma Earp is known for her work on LMA transactions.’



Our Banking and Finance solicitors have offices across Bournemouth, Poole, Salisbury, Southampton, Winchester, and London. Please contact us or fill in an enquiry form.

“A well-reputed team with a wide ranging banking and finance offering, described by clients as ‘approachable and easy to work with’ as well as having the ‘ability to come up with significant solutions.”.

Chambers & Partners

Meet the team

Steve Cole


Nick Gent


Emma Earp


Danielle Collett-Bruce

Senior Associate

Harriet Olway