Asset finance & leasing - Services - Gateley

Asset finance & leasing

Gateley Legal

Asset financing and leasing transactions come with complex judgements about business needs, accounting and tax issues and a whole host of legal issues.

We advise on all aspects of credit, leasing and financial compliance, regulation and litigation. And with a deep understanding of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) rules we also specialise in title investigations and fraud recovery work.

What do we do?

Against a dynamic regulatory background we advise on all aspects of credit, leasing and financial compliance, regulation and related litigation. And with a deep understanding of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) rules we have particular expertise in title investigations and fraud recovery work often with cross border issues.

We deliver  end-to-end advice on everything from different credit agreements, regulatory compliance and FCA authorisations to the successful recovery of money and/or assets; with both contentious and non-contentious asset finance and leasing work within a specialist single team.
Our core business is acting for clients in the asset finance sector, where the products we focus on span:

  • hire purchase/conditional sale
  • finance lease/operating lease
  • chattel mortgage
  • stocking facilities
  • consumer finance
  • bills of sale

We have  expertise in both hard and soft assets, in many sectors including motor finance and IT equipment. 

We have a strong reputation for advising and helping our clients manage defaults and, if necessary, litigating and recovering assets and funds.

We’re involved in title investigations and fraud cases,. And we’re not shy about devising unusual solutions to get effective results and successful outcomes.

Known for … its asset finance and asset-based lending work.”
Chambers, UK, 2019

Who do we help?

We act for many different types of asset funder, including banks, specialist asset finance lenders and leasing companies. We also assist many of the firm’s corporate clients including housebuilders, retailers and football clubs with asset financing and leasing transactions.

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