Peter Crichton advises lenders and borrowers in syndicated, leveraged and structured finance transactions as well as restructurings. His clients included bank and non-bank lenders, debt advisers, entrepreneurs, managers, financial sponsors, corporate and institutional borrowers. Peter is an experienced acquisition finance lawyer with over 15 years of experience working on the debtor side of the loan markets and specializing in leveraged finance, corporate banking and financial institution lending. His work covers jurisdictions across the globe but particularly in the US and Western Europe.


  • Advised Alcentra, CVC and Highbridge on the provision of debt funding for Palamon’s £200m acquisition of Currencies Direct*
  • Acted for AIB, HSBC, RBS and Santander on Caledonia’s acquisition of the Liberation Group*
  • Acted for Montagu Private Equity on the debt side of the £200m MBO of Cory Environmental*

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  • Chambers Global 2018, Banking & Finance
  • Chambers UK 2018, Banking & Finance
  • Chambers Europe 2018, Banking & Finance

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Manchester Metropolitan University, Law Society Finals, 1992
University of Sheffield, BA, 1989

England and Wales

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