Business Legal Services

Finance & Investment Lawyers

Service overview: Business financing legal advice

  • Our finance and investment solicitors work with borrowers, lenders and funders in all shapes and sizes, from traditional to challenger banks.
  • We’ll help you negotiate terms from a strong bargaining position, develop sensible assurances and ensure the securities involved suit your purposes, whichever side of the transaction you’re on.
  • Our solicitors have worked in-house at a range of UK banks and lenders, so we can help your business gain the understanding and insight you need to maintain and improve your market position.
  • We deal in a number of specialist transactions to finance your business, including acquisition finance and leveraged debt, asset finance and asset-based lending, construction finance, debt finance and more.

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What we do: Finance & investment solicitors

With many years of experience in working on both sides of transactions, our finance and investment lawyers can provide you with expert advice whether you’re a borrower, lender, investor, bank or private individual.

Our financial solicitors can also provide you with commercial awareness in all transactions and will always try and find a way to make a deal happen for you, while being able to identify potential problems in the early stages.

We can offer you a full range of financial law services, including:

In addition to financing and investment support, we can also provide specialist support for regulated financial activities, including:

Don’t forget, we also offer free guides, explanations and FAQs in the finance and investment section of our Advice Centre.

Who we help

If you’re a UK business looking to make corporate financing and lending decisions, our team can offer expert advice across all sectors.

We specialise in market-disruptive companies and innovative industries, from SMEs and start-ups to university R&D spin-outs and large multinationals. As a result, our transparent pricing packages are designed to reflect the differing needs of our clients and their legal needs concerning transactions.


Testimonials

What our clients say

The team at Harper James have demonstrated time and again that they have a deep understanding of the issues facing entrepreneurial businesses and their funding.
Charles Smith Director, Interpac Limited
Harper James swiftly solves problems with a minimum of fuss. I strongly recommend them and they are a pleasure to work with.
Jean de Fougerolles CEO, Ascension Ventures
The flexibility of the enterprise plan works perfectly for us as a growing start-up. It’s like having your own in-house counsel without spending a fortune like other firms charge. Working with Callum Giliker on this funding round was incredibly easy and straightforward. Callum understood all our needs without us even having to voice it.
Dr. Francesco Colacino Co-Founder and CEO, Rheality
The team provide great support throughout the funding process, providing straightforward and clear guidance on the issues to be addressed at each stage. The team was always at hand to make sure that that we understood what needed to be done to reach a successful outcome.
Chris Evans CEO, Kobus Services
We were very impressed by the efficiency of the service we received. Having strong legal service support in place is vital for any business entering into a funding round.
Alexis Rog Co-founder, Sikoia
The team at Harper James have demonstrated time and again that they have a deep understanding of the issues facing entrepreneurial businesses and their funding.
Charles Smith Director, Interpac Limited
Harper James swiftly solves problems with a minimum of fuss. I strongly recommend them and they are a pleasure to work with.
Jean de Fougerolles CEO, Ascension Ventures
The flexibility of the enterprise plan works perfectly for us as a growing start-up. It’s like having your own in-house counsel without spending a fortune like other firms charge. Working with Callum Giliker on this funding round was incredibly easy and straightforward. Callum understood all our needs without us even having to voice it.
Dr. Francesco Colacino Co-Founder and CEO, Rheality
The team provide great support throughout the funding process, providing straightforward and clear guidance on the issues to be addressed at each stage. The team was always at hand to make sure that that we understood what needed to be done to reach a successful outcome.
Chris Evans CEO, Kobus Services
We were very impressed by the efficiency of the service we received. Having strong legal service support in place is vital for any business entering into a funding round.
Alexis Rog Co-founder, Sikoia

Why choose our financial solicitors?

Our experts have all been recruited from top 100 UK law firms or from large international businesses. They each have more than 10 years post-qualifying experience. Find out more about our finance and investment solicitors here:


Pricing plans

Legal support designed
to fit your business needs

Our three transparent pricing packages are designed to give you the widest possible access to high-quality legal advice, whatever the size and nature of your business:

City

Straightforward access to senior solicitors at a competitive rate.

An affordable solution for businesses needing one-off legal support. Receive ‘City’ partner-level expertise at a fraction of ‘City’ prices.

On-Demand

Providing you with priority access to a dedicated panel of highly experienced solicitors.

Fully account managed quarterly subscription service for businesses with more complex legal needs.



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Our offices

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Our commercial lawyers are based in or close to major cities across the UK, providing expert legal advice to clients both locally and nationally.

We mainly work remotely, so we can work with you wherever you are. But we can arrange face-to-face meeting at our offices or a location of your choosing.

Floor 5, Cavendish House, 39-41 Waterloo Street, Birmingham, B2 5PP
Stirling House, Cambridge Innovation Park, Denny End Road, Waterbeach, Cambridge, CB25 9QE
13th Floor, Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester, M1 4BT
10 Fitzroy Square, London, W1T 5HP
Harwell Innovation Centre, 173 Curie Avenue, Harwell, Oxfordshire, OX11 0QG
2-5 Velocity Tower, 1 St Mary’s Square, Sheffield, S1 4LP
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To access legal support from just £125 per hour arrange your free no-obligation initial consultation to discuss your business requirements.

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