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(LONDON) 8 December, 2016 – Locke Lord’s United Kingdom Asset Finance & Leasing division, led by London Partner Joanne Davis, has been named runner-up by Leasing Life in the category for Asset Finance Legal Provider of the Year at its 2016 Leasing Life Europe Awards. Judges noted that the Firm had a ”senior, heavy-weight team” and commended the amount of investment the team had put into thought leadership for the industry over the past year.
Judges for the Leasing Life Europe Awards also commended the ”one-stop shop” structuring of Locke Lord, and the Firm’s “capability as advisers on all things asset and motor finance as a result.”
Locke Lord‘s Asset Finance & Leasing and Consumer Finance division advises many of the largest financial services companies, including banks, mortgage companies, consumer lenders, loan servicers, credit card issuers, asset, motor finance and leasing companies, and retail credit providers across a wide range of matters. The team has advised UK and international businesses on the UK Consumer Credit Act and financial services legislation. The support that the team has given to funders in the small-to-medium enterprise space has been recognised across the industry. The group was also recently recognized by Chambers UK in their legal rankings by securing a Band 3 recognition and was noted for the ability to “take instruction well and approach matters with a refreshing commerciality."
About Locke Lord / London
Locke Lord’s London office advises major corporations, financial institutions, individuals and overseas-based investors in the areas of banking and finance, capital markets, corporate M&A, dispute resolution, employment, energy, general commercial, insurance and reinsurance, intellectual property, real estate, and restructuring and insolvency. As an integral part of Locke Lord's global presence, Locke Lord's London office serves clients in the UK and United States and throughout Europe and Asia.
About Locke Lord LLP
Locke Lord is a full-service, international law firm of more than 20 offices designed to meet clients’ needs around the world. The Firm has a history that spans more than 125 years and is a worldwide leader in the middle market sector. Locke Lord advises clients across a broad spectrum of industries including energy, financial services, fund formation, health care, insurance and reinsurance, private equity and venture capital, public finance, real estate, and technology, media and telecommunications, while providing a wealth of experience through its complex litigation, intellectual property, tax, regulatory and transactional teams.