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 Santander and Ultimate Capital.

John has a law degree from Magdalene College, Cambridge, and began his career in the City with Norton Rose.  He joined 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:

"John is great, efficient and timely and kept me properly informed at all stages throughout my matter."

R Waterhouse, Reading

“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