"one of the best"
Legal 500 2011
As one of the most senior partners in our London Banking & Finance team, Stephen Walsh has advised both financial institutions and corporate clients in many types of financings and corporate transactions. He heads our London Banking & Finance Opinions Committee. His recent work has been across a broad range of transactions, including securitisation, structured finance, bank acquisitions, acquisition finance and ABL transactions as well as real estate finance restructurings and advising pension and insurance clients on financing transactions.
Consistently ranked as a key individual by Chambers,
Stephen "knows the market inside out" notes Legal 500 2012;
he is "one of the best" (2011).
Clients say Stephen is "excellent for the complex transactions" and appreciate that his "proactive advice covers both the legal viewpoint and the practical aspects" remarks Chambers & Partners UK Directory 2009. He "offers clear and detailed advice and has in-depth and detailed knowledge" notes Legal 500,
2008. He has been called "bright and capable" as well as "technically skilled" (UK Legal 500
2006) and praised as a "top-drawer lawyer technically, who takes time to get underneath the structure of the deal and make sure it really works" (UK Chambers
2008). Stephen has been a member of the London office since 1983.