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Lucie Byron

Partner - Head of Banking & Finance

Lucie heads up our banking & finance practice, acting for both lenders and borrowers. Lucie is also responsible for our trainees, overseeing their recruitment, care, training and development.

"Lucie Byron is also well-regarded by clients. 'The team takes a commercial view, reacting quickly to turn around documents and move things forward'"

Legal 500 UK


  • Acting for a tertiary education client on a £75,000,000 working capital facility from a mainstream bank and the £multi-billion revision of facilities.
  • Advising a lender on a £5,275,000 loan to an emerging player in the gaming sector. The agreement and documentation were turned around within 48 hours.
  • Acting for a specialist bank on a £18.5m loan for the development of student accommodation.
  • Advised a national lender on the refinance of a portfolio of industrial and retail property worth £7,000,000.
  • Acted for a challenger bank providing development finance for conversion of a London townhouse into flats.
  • Acted on the £7,000,000 financing of the acquisition of 16 leasehold pharmacy stores from a national brand.

"Very commercial and very focused - the sort of lawyer you want to work with"

Chambers UK


Meet the team

Neil Large - Banking and Finance Lawyer - Wright Hassall
Neil Large Legal Director
Melissa Scott Trainee Solicitor
Sarah Cottey - Banking and Finance Senior Paralegal
Sarah Cottey Senior Paralegal