John Barker

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John Barker  |  Partner

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John Barker is a partner and head of the firm's banking and financing group. 

John advises commercial and investment banks, borrowers, finance companies and venture capital firms on a full range of loan, security and investment transactions, including real estate finance, projects, bridge finance, acquisition finance, restructuring, cross border lending and swaps and derivatives.

John has advised on a number of high-profile and complicated transactions and is regularly instructed by Lloyds, Santander and Ultimate Capital.

John has a law degree from Magdalene College, Cambridge, and began his career in the City with Norton Rose.  He then moved to Reading with Osborne Clarke in 2001, joining Field Seymour Parkes in 2014.

John lives in Wiltshire with his wife and three children.  In his spare time he plays golf and cricket and is a keen member of his local amateur dramatic group.

What clients have said about John:

“I have the highest regard for the help John Barker provided in our recent transaction which was anything but straightforward.”

P Teasdale, S&P Coil Products Limited

"FSP and in particular John Barker have been excellent from start to finish, keeping me well informed at each stage. John is honest, hardworking and always puts the client’s needs at the forefront of his day to day work."

H Ali, Feltham