Birmingham banking team up and running at Mills & Reeve thanks to new appointment

We have appointed David Varnham to head up our new Birmingham banking team.

David joins from the London office of Allen & Overy where he spent over ten years in the firm’s banking department. David has a wealth of experience in the banking sector, including expertise in acting for borrowers, lenders and governments on domestic and international financings across a wide range of sectors. 

David joins Mills & Reeve’s strong national banking team which has expertise in all aspects of banking and finance work including corporate lending, real estate finance, project finance, acquisition finance, asset based lending and restructuring

The banking team acts for a wide range of public and private sector clients including some of the UKs leading banking institutions, corporates and public sector bodies. 

Will Roles, partner and head of the banking team at Mills & Reeve, said: ”We’re delighted to welcome David to our team and he’s perfectly placed to help us grow the service we can offer our clients. With growing activity it is an exciting time for Birmingham’s banking sector and with David’s appointment, we’re confident we can offer all our clients, new and existing, the best possible advice and service.” 

Head of Birmingham office of Mills & Reeve, Steve Allen, said: “Our Birmingham office is going from strength to strength, with a number of high profile deals in 2015 and some great new appointments to the team over the last couple of years. The new banking team, headed up by David, demonstrates our continued investment in the region and sector, and we look forward to further successes in future.” 

David added: “I am thrilled to be joining Mills & Reeve and I am looking forward to supporting the firm’s clients in the Midlands. With growth in the city outstripping other large UK cities and expansion in the local financial services sector it is an extremely exciting time for me to be making the move from London to Birmingham." 

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