Expert Debt Financing Law Firm

"Blake Morgan LLP provides ‘a fantastic level of service’ and is ‘very reliable under time pressure', getting the deal over the line within the deadline and negotiating a strong position for the client."
- The Legal 500


Blake Morgan is an expert debt financing law firm with nationwide offices. From our six offices, our specialist team of solicitors can provide a tailored, expert service to our clients’ business needs. We have extensive experience advising borrowers, lenders, equity investors and sponsors in connection with all kinds of financing, including large-scale debt financing. Our lawyers specialise in debt finance transactions involving, among others, receivables finance, trade finance and asset finance. We also have a range of specialist lawyers in other teams who provide dedicated sector support for finance transactions.

Main Areas Of Practice


Receivable finance

We advise lenders and businesses on a wide range of receivables financing arrangements including invoice discounting, the sale and purchase of lease portfolios, project contracts and lease contracts.

Debt restructuring

We advise our clients on the refinancing of their existing indebtedness and restructuring of their corporate structure.

Finance documentation

We are dealing with all the aspects of the finance documentation throughout the life of the project. We are involved in drafting and advising on the finance documentation based on the LMA standards; drafting and perfecting the required security and undertaking construction, commercial and property due diligence.

Distressed debt

We can assist in connection with the sale and purchase of distressed assets and provide advice to distressed debt investors.

Our Clients


The majority of our work is for mid-market secured lending transactions, both for borrowers and lenders. The core of our practice is acting for banks and institutional lenders and a range of borrowers (including housing associations, universities, colleges, companies and funds).

“Exceptional locally based team with experienced individuals. The team is just a pleasure to deal with and makes sure that the deals get done.”
- Chambers UK A Client's Guide to the Legal Profession 2019

“They are always responsive, have a good commercial understanding, always explain in plain English, and the legal advice is always balanced with commercial rationale.”
- Chambers UK A Client's Guide to the Legal Profession 2019


Highlights


We acted for a clearing bank in connection with the provision of certain receivables, inventory, supply chain and general banking financing facilities to a leading automotive aftermarket parts supplier, including a £15,000,000 confidential invoice discounting and stock line, asset finance term loan, promissory note facility, foreign exchange facility, US dollar overdraft and intra-day overdraft facility.


We acted for an environmental consultancy business on its invoice discounting arrangements with a Dutch lender which involved us reviewing and advising on the agreement for the purchase of debt and related documents.


Supporting Documents


Banking and Finance Credentials Brochure 2018
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Our Experts


Kath
Shimmin
Partner

Southampton

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Richard
Humphreys
Partner

Oxford

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Rebecca
McCabe-North
Partner

Reading

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Reshma
Jogia
Legal Director

Cardiff

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Meera
Jansen
Partner

London

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Steve
Cole
Partner

Southampton

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