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A leading set specialising in commercial, construction, insurance and property law

Banking & Finance

We have a broad range of experience advising and acting in matters relating to retail and investment banking, financial transactions and financial services regulation.

In retail banking matters, Hardwicke regularly deals with issues relating to mortgages, securities, consumer credit agreements, payment disputes, e-banking bonds and guarantees. We also have a great deal of experience dealing with debt-factors and asset based lending disputes.

Many of our members have particular experience of development finance for construction, engineering and infrastructure projects.

Our barristers have the specialist knowledge required to provide advice in relation to the regulation of financial services under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (“FSMA”) and associated legislation.  We also have experience of acting in complaints to the Financial Ombudsman for financial institutions and customers alike.

Who we act for

  • Asset based lenders
  • Bondsmen
  • Brokers
  • Investment Banks
  • IFAs
  • Individuals (in connection with their financial arrangements)
  • Lenders
  • Regulators
  • Retail Banks

We can assist in the following areas

  • Bank payments, mandates, cheques and bills of exchange
  • Banking disputes
  • Bonds
  • Consumer credit
  • Derivatives
  • E-banking
  • Factoring and asset-based lending
  • Guarantees
  • Interest rate swaps
  • Letters of credit
  • Mistaken payments
  • Mortgages
  • Regulation of financial services, including the Ombudsman scheme
  • Securities

If you need any assistance in any of these areas, please contact a member of our Practice Management Team on +44 20 7242 2523 or e-mail practicemanagementteam@hardwicke.co.uk.