Michael Wrigley

Partner

Banking and Finance

Michael is a high quality, client focused commercial lawyer, acting for lenders and borrowers on new loans and refinances.

Having qualified in 1993, Michael is highly experienced and has worked for clients on most types of financing across numerous sectors. He understands financial institutions having worked at NatWest and as UK general counsel at Santander and has expertise in property finance, project finance (especially renewable energy), acquisition finance, general banking as well as ‘bad book’ restructurings.

Michael is known for providing solutions to unusual situations and getting the deal done.

Work highlights

MULTI-CURRENCY FINANCE FOR INTERNATIONAL WOOD FLOORING BUSINESS

Acting for a well-known UK financial institution on the refinance and provision of multi-currency working capital and trade finance facilities to a major wood flooring business with operations in 6 countries.


PROPERTY INVESTMENT VIA JERSEY TRUST STRUCTURES

Acting for high net worth and other investors on various property transactions typically providing loans via a Jersey trust structure to buy sites for development and sale.


GLOBAL BANK INVOLVED IN SOCIAL VENUE EXPANSION

Acting for a global bank in relation to government CBILS and other loans to a well-known social sports and entertainment venue for their expansion in London and the US. The raising of third-party investment involved complex intercreditor issues to ensure our client retained first priority security ranking.


DOCUMENTING PRIVATE LOANS AND INVESTMENTS

Advising on and documenting numerous “family, friends” and other private loans.


RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECT FINANCE SPECIALISTS

Advising on more than 30 transactions for a funder in the renewable energy project finance sector specialising in the construction and operation of anaerobic digestion plants in the UK. Complex structured transactions on a club as well as bi-lateral basis where equity and debt investment were frequently involved.


Recent articles

Insights

Getting your business ready for sale or investment – are you ready?

Kay Miles explains how early and regular business reviews can maximise value, minimise issues, and ensure your business is ready for the scrutiny of potential buyers or investors.

23/05/2024

Events

Property and Planning breakfast seminar, Brighton, June 2024

Network with colleagues in the field over bacon rolls before hearing the latest news from our team.

15/05/2024

Events

Property and Planning breakfast seminar, Crawley, June 2024

Join our expert Real Estate and Planning teams in Crawley  as we bring you the latest updates in Property law and answer your questions.

14/05/2024

Media spotlight

DMH Stallard noted as one of the best firms for championing women

legalbusiness.co.uk writes about the number of female professionals ranked in leading legal directory Legal500, with DMH Stallard holding 14 rankings across 20+ departments in the latest edition.

11/03/2024