Banking and Financial Services

Banking and finance law is a specialist area of Brookfields Lawyers' practice. Our clients include banks and other financial institutions, insurance companies, local government bodies, corporate trustees, receivers, liquidators, investors and developers.

Brookfields Lawyers are experienced in acting for lenders, borrowers and other finance market participants across a range of commercial, industrial and financial sectors.

Our banking and financial services team offers specialist advice and assistance across a broad range of areas, including:

  • Lending by banks and other financial institutions (including due diligence investigations and reports).
  • Borrowing by corporate, commercial, institutional, local government and private clients.
  • Guarantees, indemnities and bonds.
  • Special asset finance - including finance leases, operating leases and conditional purchases
  • Real estate finance - private or commercial, including preparation of standard loan and security documents for banks and other lenders.
  • Restructuring and insolvency advice to accountants, receivers, liquidators, banks and distressed companies.
  • Financial regulation - advising financial service intermediaries (including advisors and brokers) on compliance with financial services legislation

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