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33 WELLINGTON STREET, LEEDS, LS1 4DL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0113 283 2500
DX:
12051 LEEDS
Email:
Web:
www.walkermorris.co.uk

Michael Taylor

Tel:
Work +44 (0)113 283 2504
Email:
Web:
www.walkermorris.co.uk
Walker Morris LLP

Work Department

Banking & Finance

Position

Partner and Head of Banking & Finance

Career

Michael is the head of the firm’s Banking unit and is recognised for his experience in advising banks and corporate borrowers on all aspects of corporate banking and acquisition finance. He has particular expertise in both bilateral and syndicated transactions including acquisition and property finance and development funding and restructuring.

Michael also specialises in non-contentious corporate recovery and restructuring work and advises lenders, insolvency practitioners and corporate clients in relation to insolvency issues. He is named in Chambers as a leading individual and listed in Legal Experts for both his banking and insolvency expertise.  The Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession states that “he is superb.  Technically very strong, very commercial and pleasant to deal with”.


Yorkshire and the Humber: Finance

Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Michael Taylor - Walker Morris LLP

Within: Banking and finance

Walker Morris LLP's broad banking expertise encompasses unitranche fundings, leveraged buyouts, real estate finance work and debt fund matters. The practice, rated for its 'down-to-earth approach and strong technical proficiency', has also grown its wholesale funding expertise for consumer finance and SME finance businesses. 'Excellent' team head Michael Taylor handles all elements of corporate banking and acquisition finance work, Peter Considine is noted for his cross-border expertise, while Ian Akitt is described as 'brilliant'.

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