We advise on all aspects of finance and security packages involving Jersey entities and assets.

We regularly draft and negotiate Jersey security and finance documents as well as advising on the Jersey aspects of finance and security documents governed by non-Jersey law.

Our clients include lenders and borrowers and we frequently advise on a wide range of finance matters including senior and mezzanine acquisition financing, advice on term loan and credit facilities, Jersey security and intra group financing.

Recent banking and finance deals include advising:

  • India’s largest real estate developer in conjunction with Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner on its refinancing of the acquisition of a single asset London landmark building – value £306m
  • on the refinancing of UK commercial real estate and cross collateralisation involving over 35 companies – value £30m
  • a multinational investment bank in relation to lending and security on a commercial investment loan facility for a sovereign state
  • MTD Group on its entry into a £280m loan facility to develop One Crown Place, London.

Key contact

Nick Ward

Nick Ward


+44 1534 883855

Ward Yates easily competes with the big boys in the market – it is able to service any size of transaction. The firm’s strength lies in their ability to be nimble and work in a collaborative manner with clients when deadlines are approaching.

Banking and finance - legal 500 leading firm 2020

Ward Yates always provide us with clear, concise advice which enables us to provide a first class service to our clients.

Lisa Phillips, Assistant Director, Head of Private Lending Rothschild – Channel Islands

Other Services:

Banking & Finance

We advise on all aspects of finance and security packages involving Jersey entities and assets.

Corporate & Commercial

We advise on all aspects of corporate structuring and transactional work, including due diligence, acquisitions and disposals, mergers, shareholder agreements and joint venture arrangements, as well as insolvency, security enforcement and restructuring including court approved schemes of arrangement.

Dispute Resolution

We advise beneficiaries and trustees on all aspects of contentious trusts law including breach of trust claims, requests for information, applications to set aside for mistake and enforcement of foreign judgments.

Private Client & Trusts

We advise on all Jersey aspects of international private client and non-contentious trust matters including commercial trusts.