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Precisely informed advice – getting it right the first time.

The high quality of our documentation and precision of service are exemplary.

Many of the team have spent time working in strategic in-house legal roles or with the City of London and international law firms - we provide a level of service that is among the very best on offer.

This has earned us a reputation as one of the top law firms for banking and funds.

How can Burness Paull's banking and funds lawyers help you?


Our corporate borrower offering is complemented by the strength of our private equity practice, which opens up access to the very best market insight through its impressive dealmaking activity which for the fourth year running has earned the firm top ranking in Business Insider’s legal adviser deal table.


Burness Paull was the only Scottish firm to be involved in the development of the Loan Market Association's real estate financing documentation and market practice guidelines. Supported by insight from the firm's wider Property and Infrastructure team, we can support you in the financing of housebuilding, hotels, student residential accommodation, offices, care homes and other major developments - for more info click here.


The firm's highly-regarded projects team advises on PFI, PPP, NPD, hub, MIM and other bespoke structures projects, as well as undertaking secondary market deals and providing project-related advice on schools, hospitals, roads, and regional Hubs.


The firm's experienced team of renewable energy lawyers can advise on the financing of projects across renewables technologies from inception to generation - click here for more details.


Upstream financing: For many years we have been advising the borrower management teams of larger and smaller independent oil & gas companies operating in the UKCS in their dealmaking activity. We support our clients in their global ambitions and have successfully completed deals in Niger, Egypt, The Middle East, the US and Canada collaborating with best-in-market firms when we require to.

Oilfield services:
We act for lenders and borrowers as an integrated part of the most active deal team in Scotland. Our corporate finance team has acted for private equity investors and corporates in oilfield services M&A at all stages in the oil & gas market cycle and at all levels in the supply chain, from logistics to drilling. In addition to legal advice, our clients often look to us for strategic guidance on deal financing options too.

Our clients trust our strategic advice on their financing options.


In what was previously a closed market, Burness Paull has offered a fresh look and a more commercial perspective for clients who have benefitted from the team's strategic understanding of how to structure and run transactions to take the pain out of deals.


The clear leader in the market, Burness Paull is the only Scottish member of the Funds Finance Association and can deliver the full range of cross-border funds services - click here to find out more.


We work with domestic and international lenders, investors and developers with a particular focus on Germany and the US. Burness Paull's banking and funds lawyers understand the cultural differences and so can focus on what's required to ensure your deals are done as efficiently and smoothly as possible.

However, don't just take our word for it. Legal 500 ranks the firm in Tier 1 for banking, and client feedback praises the team for:

"Focusing on key matters and not getting lost in the detail".

Get in touch with our banking lawyers via the details below to find out how they can support you.