Patricia Grinyer > Weightmans LLP > Liverpool, England > Lawyer Profile

Weightmans LLP
L3 9QJ

Work Department

Banking and finance.


Patricia specialises in finance law specifically funds, banking and security work, including European and UK structured finance. She provides advice on all aspects of finance law including co- ordinating funding to private and public bodies. Her work includes structured finance and advising in respect of the establishment of funding vehicles and the provision of facilities to those entities. Notable clients/transactions include: advising on the sub fund structure of the Northern Powerhouse Investment fund, advising on the £140m Birmingham Joint European

Resources for Micro to Medium Enterprises programme (‘JEREMIE’) ; advisor to a southern university on the establishment of a £40m European Regional Development Fund

legacy fund project; lead advisor to £155m North West Fund; Patricia advised on the establishment of this fund, including negotiating the multimillion loan agreement with European Investment Bank and the multimillion Grant Agreement with European Regional Development Fund; securing work from local authorities in respect of regional growth fund, growing places fund and mayoral funds, including Liverpool City Council and Manchester City Council; advising a multi national company on receipt of a €100,000,000 multi- currency, multi-option syndicated facility.


Trained at DLA Piper; DLA Piper 2002-08 (solicitor/associate); Weightmans LLP 2008-15 (associate); Weightmans LLP 2015-present (partner).


The Law Society.


Upton Hall Convent School; Lancaster University (1999 MA History of Philosophy); College of Law (York) (1999 CPE, 2000 LPC).


Piano, accordion and viola player.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Finance > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Patricia GrinyerWeightmans LLP

Weightmans LLP‘s banking and finance team is known for its excellent public sector financing group, which has advised on major social housing, green finance, and Covid-19 business interruption lending matters. It also offers a traditional financing experience, serving on panels for numerous major banks. Patricia Grinyer leads the team from Manchester and offers unique services advising funds on the impact of Brexit. Gary Jones offers borrowers expertise on state aid compliance.