Law firm Hugh James appoints new partner to London office

Top 100 UK law firm, Hugh James, has bolstered its banking and finance team with the recruitment of a new partner to its London office.

Jody Bingham has been advising banks, alternative lenders, fintechs and corporate borrowers for over 14 years. He has experience of a broad range of banking transactions, including real estate finance, healthcare, acquisition finance, growth capital, back-to-back funding lines and general corporate financings.

A partner at leading regional law firm EMW, Jody graduated from Leeds University in 1999.  He joined EMW in 2006 and went on to establish its London banking team in 2014.

Hugh James, which has its head office in the centre of Cardiff,  has grown and developed its banking team  through a combination of strategic hires and home-grown talent, over the last decade.

 The team serves a broad client list, which includes multinational and start-up banks, alternative lenders, and a wide range of borrowers across multiple industry sectors.

Mr Bingham said: “This is an exciting new chapter for me. I’m looking forward to joining the team at Hugh James and continuing to work in the heart of the City. Hugh James’ reputation has been growing in London for some time now and I’m excited about being involved in the next phase of expansion.”

Dominic Marshall, partner and head of banking and finance at Hugh James, said: “Jody’s arrival is a clear sign of our intention to grow our London banking team and we are very pleased to have him on board.

“Our client base has grown substantially in recent years across the UK and we needed to bring in additional specialist resource to meet our clients’ demand.

“Jody’s sector knowledge, experience and presence in the London market means he’ll be a great asset to us and to our banking and finance clients. We’re committed to continuing to grow and develop the services we provide to both lenders and borrowers and I know Jody also shares this ambition.”

 

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