Graham is a partner in our Banking and Finance team. Graham spent seven years with Slaughter and May before joining Burges Salmon. Graham acts for a range of clients including corporates, funds, banks and public sector bodies on transactions across energy and infrastructure finance, real estate finance, and corporate debt and treasury (including derivatives and debt securities).
  • Advising Clarks on the cross-border refinancing and restructuring of its secured syndicated revolving credit and private placement facilities.
  • Advising lenders including Investec, Lloyds, Macquarie and Aviva, and borrowers including Bluefield, Octopus and Capital Dynamics on a range of green energy and infrastructure finance transactions.
  • Advising funds managed by clients including Octopus and Bluefield on revolving credit portfolio facilities.
  • Advising a wide range of clients (including National Express, FirstGroup, Imperial Tobacco, Octopus, Julian Hodge Bank and a number of pension and investment funds) on derivatives and associated products.
  • Advising Northern Gas Networks and Coca-Cola Hellenic on debt securities.
  • Advising on Islamic Finance structures including developing for Octopus an innovative shariah-compliant financing product for electric vehicles murabaha real estate financing for Gatehouse Bank and AUB Student Accommodation Funds.

What others say...

Graham Soar is very experienced and very personable. He knows the market well and always has a collaborative approach to getting a deal done.
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