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John Barker

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Work 0118 951 6296
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Field Seymour Parkes LLP

Work Department

Corporate/banking.

Position

Partner specialising in banking and finance advice for banks, other lenders, venture capitalists and borrowers on a full range of property finance, acquisition finance, project finance, cross-border and derivative transactions. Clients include: Santander, The Royal Bank of Scotland/Nat West and Ultimate Capital Ltd.

Career

Trained Norton Rose (1990-98); qualified 1992; Osborne Clarke (1998-2008), partner 2002; Boyes Turner (2009-12); Norton Rose (2012-14); partner Field Seymour Parkes in 2014.

Languages

(Basic) French, German.

Member

Law Society.

Education

Malvern College Worcs; Magdalene College, Cambridge (1989 BA Law; 1993 MA).

Leisure

Amateur dramatics, cricket, family.


South East: Finance

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Field Seymour Parkes LLP fields a banking team that is considered 'a trusted extension of clients' in-house teams; it is responsive, business focused and highly dependable'. John Barker ('an experienced, knowledgeable lawyer) heads the practice, which includes Alex Illingworth, who is noted for his 'strong integrity'. Recent highlights include assisting Santander with extending and amending a facility for Harwell Science and Innovation Campus Limited Partnership, advising Gawcott Fields Community Solar Project on a £4m project financing of a solar farm in Buckinghamshire, and acting for On Direct Business Services and its subsidiaries on an acquisition facility from Beechbrook Capital.

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