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Addleshaw Goddard

EXCHANGE TOWER, 19 CANNING STREET, EDINBURGH, EH3 8EH, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0131 228 2400
Fax:
Fax 0131 222 9800
DX:
ED27 EDINBURGH
Email:
Web:
www.addleshawgoddard.com

Tom Speirs

Tel:
Work 0131 222 9809
Email:
Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Banking and finance.

Position

Tom specialises in banking and finance work and acts for all of the major banks in the UK on transactional and advisory work. He has worked on a large number of corporate and banking projects with a broad range of capital values. He has been instrumental in ensuring the firm remains on the panels of most UK banks as well as a number of European and other overseas banks. Tom is regarded by a number of lenders as a market leader in financing businesses which provide frontline and associated healthcare support services. His substantial catalogue of completed transactions in this field is testament to his experience and quality of service.

Career

Trained Maclay Murray Spens; qualified 1997; partner HBJ Gateley 2007 to date, head of graduate recruitment 2010 to 2014; head of BNF 2014 to 2017.

Member

Law Society of Scotland.

Education

University of Dundee (1995 LLB Hons).


Scotland: Finance

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Addleshaw Goddard's finance and banking team is highly active in asset-based lending matters, social housing financings and debt capital markets issuances. The group's client base includes many of the major UK banks, alternative lenders and a variety of borrowers. The practice is led by energy sector acquisition finance expert Alan Shanks, and fields Tom Speirs, who specialises in financings in the healthcare and social housing sectors; Catriona Smith in the Aberdeen office, who focuses on the onshore and offshore renewable energy sectors and shipping work, and Euan Cluness who has a strong track record in asset-based lending, corporate lending and acquisition finance mandates.

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