Transaction structures, financial assistance, rebanking, refinancing

Banking & Finance

Economic success for any type of business is dependent largely on the ability to find and maintain adequate sources of capital.
Banking is no longer a business of tradition. Technology and competition are the drivers of lending and investing innovation at the most successful financial institutions.
Carrington, Hall & Hamburg has a dedicated Banking & Finance team specialising in all types of finance work.

We act for a range of clients, including clearing banks, asset and commercial financiers, invoice discounters, non bank lenders and corporate borrowers. We have a broad range of experience in structuring, negotiating and documenting debt financing transactions involving a wide range of industries such as health care, regulated utilities, unregulated energy companies, insurance and pharmaceuticals. This experience is combined with our expertise in other practice areas, including corporate recovery and insolvency, intellectual property & IT, environment & planning, real estate and tax to address our clients needs.

Carrington, Hall & Hamburg is able to advise banks and financial institutions in a wide range of national and cross-border matters, including securities and derivatives trading, syndicated loans, letters of credit, sovereign debt restructuring, compliance issues, suits against officers and directors of banks and savings and loan associations, legal malpractice actions, and claims involving director and officer liability insurance.
We have the knowledge, experience and depth of resource to ensure that you achieve the right result; on time, every time.
By developing relationships with overseas lawyers with similar expertise in this field we are able to offer clients a truly international service bringing together the leading players in the Banking and Finance legal world.
We advise and assist at every stage, which will include structuring transactions, the selection of the most appropriate solution, undertaking due diligence to ensure that our client's position is properly protected, as well as preparing and negotiating the documentation.

Acquisition finance

  • Advice on transaction structures
  • Preparation of specialist loan documentation
  • Dealing with Intercreditor Issues
  • Ensuring acquisition documentation meets lender requirements
  • Financial assistance

General corporate lending

  • Preparation of bespoke lending and security documents
  • Syndications
  • Rebanking/refinancings
  • Guarantees and security
  • Independent advice to personal guarantors/spouses

Project finance

  • Financing, guarantee and security arrangements for construction, PFI and other projects
  • Development lending and "Turnkey "loans
  • Legal opinions

Asset finance

  • Aircraft, rolling stock and other large asset finance and Leasing
  • International security and registration issues

Invoice and stock finance

  • Preparation of lending documents
  • Process and contract reviews
  • Priority and security issues

Turnaround and corporate rescue

  • Refinancing and debt restructuring
  • Voidable transactions
  • Post insolvency transactions


  • Debt and asset recovery
  • Dispute resolution 

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