At Spencer West, we recognise the pivotal role finance plays in fostering business growth, facilitating asset acquisitions, business restructuring, real estate transactions, and supporting supply chain operations. The successful arrangement of finance on suitable terms demands both expertise and responsiveness from a legal team. Our dedicated team of seasoned Banking and Finance lawyers, all at the senior level, possesses extensive experience advising financial institutions, lenders, corporates, high-net-worth individuals, and FinTech entities 

Our proficiency spans a broad spectrum of banking and finance transactions and instruments. With specialised knowledge in capital markets, structured finance, commodities and trade finance, corporate banking, financial restructuring, asset finance, real estate finance, and receivables and trade finance, our lawyers navigate the complex regulatory landscape. This includes expertise in Financial Conduct Authority matters and adherence to regulations from bodies such as the Finance and Leasing Association. Spencer West adopts an agile, international approach to the law, ensuring tailored solutions for our clients across all aspects of banking and finance.

What we advise on
  • asset financing   
  • bridging finance   
  • consumer credit   
  • capital markets and structured finance   
  • commodities and trade finance   
  • corporate banking   
  • financial restructuring   
  • guarantees and indemnities   
  • real estate finance   
  • receivables and supply chain finance   
Who we work with
  • financial institutions   
  • lenders   
  • corporates   
  • high net worth individuals   
  • FinTech’s   
  • private banks   
  • trust and tax product development  
Specialist Expertise

Our Banking and Finance team collaborates with partners across various practice areas, providing support on a wide range of legal issues. This collaborative approach extends beyond banking and finance, allowing us to assist clients in diverse legal areas, offering our expertise to deliver effective solutions. 

Working closely with our Real Estate, Corporate and Commercial colleagues, our team addresses intellectual property, employment law, tax, and commercial needs. Our experience spans sectors such as financial services, technology, transport and logistics, and leisure and hospitality. Moreover, our team’s close relationships with executives and key employees at client businesses often lead to requests for advice on private wealth and estate planning matters. Trust Spencer West to be your comprehensive legal partner, delivering tailored solutions across the intersection of banking, finance, and beyond. 

Meet our team

Andrew Bird
Partner – Corporate
Suzanne Brooker
Partner - Restructuring & Insolvency, Construction
Karl Foster
Partner - Commercial
Joseph Githaiga
Partner & Co-founder - Corporate & Commercial, Data Protection and Privacy, Regulatory Compliance
Stephen Harris
Partner - Real Estate/Commercial Property
Brian Hearne
Partner – Real estate
Aaron Kenny Banking & Finance Partner solicitor at Spencer West
Aaron Kenny
Partner - Banking, Structured Finance and Asset Based Lending
Spencer West Partner Haanee Khan
Haanee Khan
Founding Managing Partner (Kenya), Corporate, Commercial, Finance & Aviation
Natalie Knight-Wickens
Partner - Corporate & Commercial
Peter Levi
Partner – Real Estate
Germana Lo Iacono
Partner - Banking and financial services litigation; clinical negligence litigation
Tamara Maduro
Partner - Corporate, Banking & Finance
David Morton
Partner - Finance
Peter Mwaura
Partner - Banking and Finance
Jo Probert
Partner – Corporate
Eusebio Pujol
Partner - Corporate and Commercial; M&A; Real Estate
Daniel Russell, Spencer West corporate lawyer
Daniel Russell
Partner - Corporate, Investment Funds, Finance
Peter Vas
Partner - Banking & Finance, Corporate
Philip Webster
Partner - Banking & Finance, Corporate
Euri Yoon
Partner – Tax
Our all-senior team of Banking and Finance lawyers are experienced in advising financial institutions, lenders, corporates, high net worth individuals and FinTech’s.
Antoine West Managing Partner - Co-founder