James Allen


Gateley Legal


James specialises in banking and finance and has experience working on a wide range of matters, including acquisition finance, real estate finance, general corporate finance and debt fund transactions.

James has acted for various clients, including UK banks, debt fund managers and corporate borrowers, and has experience drafting and managing financial and ancillary documents in banking transactions.


  1. Acting for clearing banks on bilateral transactions to facilitate acquisitions and to support the general working capital of businesses.
  2. Assisting a fund manager for the Midlands Engine Investment Fund to provide growth capital to a range of borrowers.
  3. Assisting a UK council-linked fund to provide a grant to finance a commercial property development project.
  4. Acting for a corporate borrower on its funding arrangements to achieve a group reorganisation.