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 team are genuine experts in banking and finance law. We are members of the Loan Market Association and sit on advisory panels of most major UK banks, including Lloyds Banking Group, HSBC, NatWest and Santander. We also act for a wide range of corporate borrower clients. Plus, if you need broader expertise, we regularly collaborate with other lawyers in the firm to make sure you get the know-how you need.

Recommended in The Legal 500 2021 UK Guide

‘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. With offices in Southampton and Bournemouth, the team is led by Nick Gent and Emma Earp. Gent is experienced in all areas of corporate finance, while Earp is known for her work on LMA transactions.’

“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

Sophie Eales


Nick Gent


Emma Earp