Gwen Godfrey

Gwen Godfrey


DMH Stallard (Crawley)

Griffin House

135 High Street


RH10 1DQ

Gwen specialises in debt finance and refinance including acquisition finance, asset based lending, corporate and commercial banking, property finance, trade finance and syndications.

She is recognised as a leader in her field by Chambers and Partners Guide to The Legal Profession and advises on transactional matters and the updating of standard forms.

In Legal 500 UK 2022, clients have described the banking and finance group at DMH Stallard in the following terms:  "The practice has a strong ethos that delivers a personable, quality service with a great depth of knowledge of various aspects of the law through their staff. I have not met one person working for DMH who falls below this standard. They are focused on risk but have a commercial view point and are extremely good at working with other professional service providers."

Gwen is the general editor and author of the English chapters of ‘Bank Confidentiality’ (Bloomsbury Professional 2015) and of ‘International Acquisition Finance: Law and Practice’ (Oxford University Press 2010).

Gwendoline Godfrey is very knowledgeable and the experience I have had with her has always been brilliant.

Chambers and Partners UK 2022

Gwen Godfrey is the stand out partner at DMH. Always available as a friendly expert, to lend an ear and offer sound advice. Happy to chat through hypothetical circumstances and practicalities, even on transactions that we haven’t yet engaged on. Very proactive in identifying areas that may cause issues and flagging early.

Legal 500 UK 2022

She is extremely enthusiastic, efficient and easy to work with.

Chambers and Partners UK 2022

The level of service we receive from Gwen is first class. Her experience and wisdom in navigating through some challenging cases has been greatly appreciated.

Chambers and Partners UK 2020

Personal Awards

Chambers & Partners 2022 (Top Ranked - Gwen Godfrey)
Legal 500 2022 Recommended Lawyer

Memberships and Associations

  • On the editorial board for the IBA's Business Law International Journal.
  • A member (and past co-chair) of the International Bar Association’s Banking Law Committee

Associated blogs

The new Recovery Loan Scheme

Blog, Legal Updates
The new Recovery Loan Scheme was announced in the recent budget and is due to be launched on 6 April, but what features will it include for businesses?
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Banking and Finance update - February 2021

E-bulletins, Legal Updates
For the first update of 2021 our team discusses changes to look out for in Crown Preference Rules, updates to Corporate Governance and Insolvency and Land Registry Guidance on how to sign documents
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Banking and Finance update - November 2020

E-bulletins, Legal Updates
In this update, our Banking and Finance team cover various issues and upcoming changes relevant to the banking and finance field, including LIBOR, consumer credit and corporate insolvency.
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