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Addleshaw Goddard

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David Handy

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Addleshaw Goddard

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Banking group


Partner specialising in general corporate lending, leveraged finance, restructurings and real estate finance: clients include HSBC Bank plc, Barclays Bank PLC, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, Lloyds TSB Bank plc and Clydesdale Bank/Yorkshire Bank.


Trained Needham & James, Birmingham and Walker Morris, Leeds; qualified 1993; joined Addleshaw Booth & Co (now Addleshaw Goddard) 1995; made partner 2000.


Friary Grange School, Lichfield; University of Sheffield (1990 LLB Hons); Chester College of Law (1991 LSF).


Rugby union, running, cycling, family.

Yorkshire and the Humber: Finance

Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

David Handy - Addleshaw Goddard

Within: Banking and finance

Addleshaw Goddard’s practice is known for its strengths in debt portfolio acquisitions, unitranche transactions and corporate banking issues. The team is advising HSBC as lender to Adare Group on a cross-border matter involving Ireland; assisted a consortium of banks on the restructuring of loans to the Network Housing Group (now Network Homes); and is advising RBS, Santander, Barclays, Dexia and Lloyds on the refinancing of £303m in loans and associated ISDA documentation concerning the rationalisation of Together Housing Group, which involves the merger of four former standalone housing associations into a new registered provider. Leveraged finance expert David Handyan undoubtable heavyweight’ in the local market. Ruth Snell retired. Rosalind Mason is now a consultant. Karen Sewell moved in-house with WSP and Chris Drabble joined Devonshires Solicitors LLP.

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