Rob is a highly experienced, skilled and well respected corporate banking lawyer. He is known for his clear, direct and commercially focused approach to complex finance transactions. Rob’s expertise combines technical excellence, sector knowledge, commerciality and risk assessment. He prides himself on the speed of delivery and quality of his advice, his innovative thinking and business acumen.
Rob has significant experience in leveraged finance (primarily in the mid-market to sub-£10,000,000 transactions, and including MBOs, MBIs and IBOs), real estate finance (including the acquisition, development and refinancing and forward funding of a broad range of real estate assets), asset based lending and receivables finance, debt restructuring and corporate reorganisations and general corporate banking transactions.
Rob’s clients include financial institutions, asset based lenders, invoice discounters, funds/trusts and corporate borrowers. Rob acts for clients across the North West, nationally and internationally.
Rob is featured as a “leading individual in the North West” in Legal 500.
Rob is “one of the top names in the Manchester market", with clients being impressed at his "expert industry and legal knowledge" and that "his commercial views and general advice allow them to be able to make decisions with confidence on complex matters"- Chambers and Partners UK Legal Guide 2015
Rob is “first class. He is very approachable and personable, with great technical knowledge and his advice is very user-friendly” – Chambers and Partners UK Legal Guide 2014
Rob is “commercial, sensible and very deal focussed. He is good at providing practical, no-nonsense business focussed advice” – Legal 500 2014
"Rob's clients are impressed at his expert industry and legal knowledge, his commercial views and general advice allow them to make decisions with confidence on complex matters"- Chambers and Partners UK Legal Guide 2015