Banking & Finance
Rob Fawke of gunnercooke LLP is reputed for his experience handling corporate banking and real estate finance matters. He remains sought after by traditional lenders. Clients say that he is "extremely responsive in terms of producing documentation and is reliable for hitting deadlines."
Rob Fawke is extremely approachable, personable and helpful and he always makes time to talk through transactional issues.
Rob Fawke is very experienced, is a class act and is really top drawer; he has an excellent understanding of the wider picture of any transaction, and he is able to give clear, focused, detailed and practicable advice.
Rob Fawke is very responsive, turns requests around quickly, and is commercial in his approach
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 focused. He is good at providing practical, no-nonsense business focused advice.
Legal 500 2014
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 re-organisations 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.
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