Rob Fawke > gunnercooke LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

gunnercooke LLP
M2 4LQ

Work Department

Banking & Finance




Rob is a highly experienced, skilled and well respected corporate banking lawyer. He is known for his clear, direct and commercially focused approach to complex finance transactions. Rob’s expertise combines technical excellence, sector knowledge, commerciality and risk assessment.  He prides himself on the speed of delivery and quality of his advice, his innovative thinking and business acumen.

Rob has significant experience in leveraged finance (primarily in the mid-market to sub-£10,000,000 transactions, and including MBOs, MBIs and IBOs), real estate finance (including the acquisition, development and refinancing and forward funding of a broad range of real estate assets), asset based lending and receivables finance, debt restructuring and corporate re-organisations and general corporate banking transactions.

Rob’s clients include financial institutions, asset based lenders, invoice discounters, funds/trusts and corporate borrowers.  Rob acts for clients across the North West, nationally and internationally.

Rob is featured as a “leading individual in the North West” in Legal 500.


  • The University of Nottingham – Bachelor of Laws (LLB hons)
  • College of Law: Chester – Legal Practice Course (Distinction)
  • Solicitor

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Finance > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Rob Fawkegunnercooke LLP

gunnercooke LLP acts for leading financial institutions and corporate clients across corporate banking, real estate finance, leveraged finance, asset based lending and treasury transactions. With an experienced team, led by Rob Fawke and Georgina Tripp , it handles both domestic and cross-border instructions. Real estate finance lawyer Jill Parker and Simon Baum are also recommended.