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Ward Hadaway

SANDGATE HOUSE, 102 QUAYSIDE, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE1 3DX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0191 204 4000
Fax:
Fax 0191 204 4001
DX:
730360 NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE-30
Email:
Web:
www.wardhadaway.com
Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne

Julie Harrison

Tel:
Work +44 (0)191 204 4221
Email:
Ward Hadaway

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Partner, Head of Banking and Finance

Career

Julie leads the banking and finance team at Ward Hadaway. The team advises both lenders and borrowers and includes major financial institutions, PLCs, public sector bodies, SMEs and individuals.

Julie has advised on banking, funding and corporate issues for 30 years and having advised both lenders and borrowers allows her to identify the potential issues and aid their resolution.

Her experience covers acquisition, development, project and public sector finance (PFI) and developing and setting up funding, security and intercreditor structures. She also deals in international and cross-border funding issues and asset, export and supplier finance issues.

Julie’s experience and great technical ability allows her to take a pragmatic and commercial approach, and achieve cost-effective solutions for her clients.

Julie has been acknowledged as a leading authority in her field in the North of England for many years.


North: Finance

Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Julie Harrison - Ward Hadaway

Within: Banking and finance

The ‘strong and proactive’ team at Ward Hadaway stands out for its ‘excellent response times’ and ‘tenacious approach to solving challenging issues’, while ‘maintaining high standards at all times’. Team head Julie Harrison (who ‘regularly goes the extra mile for clients') advised Santander UK on the provision of term loan facilities to North East Property Fund, which included assisting with fund structuring and state aid matters. The practice also advised Bannatyne Fitness on various funding issues, including acquisition funding and funding arrangements, while the ‘skilledImogen Holland assisted Newcastle City Council with a loan facility to Eagles Community Foundation to support the development of new stadium facilities. Other high-profile work included advising Total Capital Partners on the debt funding for the acquisition of Weird Fish, assisting Hyperdrive Innovation with growth finance matters, and advising Sunderland College on the restructuring of its multi-tranche facilities with Lloyds Bank. Other clients include the Mosscare St Vincent Housing Group and the Vodat Communications Group. Associate Jonathan Yates‘communicates in a clear jargon-free manner and offers timely advice’.

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