Paul Smith is a managing director in the Manchester and London offices, and part of the Global Restructuring Advisory practice. He has more than 25 years of experience in corporate banking in senior roles with Barclays and Lloyds Banking Group, prior to joining the firm in 2010 to establish the Debt Advisory team.

His comprehensive expertise in debt advisory includes helping corporate clients to renegotiate, restructure or refinance funding facilities. He has strong relationships with all the main lending banks, asset-based lenders as well as numerous UK funds who are active in the UK market.

Paul’s sector expertise includes manufacturing, wholesale, real estate, retail, professional, business services and technology.

The Debt Advisory Team works with clients across the UK and in terms of transaction size we can assist clients from £1m turnover, through to listed PLCs.

Paul is an Associate of the Institute of Bankers and Non-Executive Director of the Institute for Turnaround.

Smith /our-team/paul-smith /-/media/assets/images/headshots/managing-directors/paulsmith.jpg people {C8894F56-FF6C-4DEA-AB91-58D66A7F0624} {F9B98A1D-14F6-47F5-85C2-A8C732361D98} {A9AC32D3-C58B-4741-987C-D8978556BCCE} {8B567795-B583-4828-A124-5795766A905E}

Related Services

Restructuring Advisory

Helping companies, financial sponsors, lenders, creditors and other stakeholders involved in challenging situations and distressed transactions

Restructuring Advisory

Financing and Debt Advisory

Supporting clients in securing initial financing or restructuring of debt secured by real estate.

Financing and Debt Advisory

Case Studies

Insights

Restructuring

Changes to UK Insolvency Law Will Provide Options for Businesses in Difficulty as Britain Exits Lockdown

Restructuring
Restructuring

What HMRC’s Expanded “Time To Pay” Support Means for UK Businesses

Restructuring
Restructuring

Ensuring a Smooth Business Journey Through the COVID-19 Challenge Ahead

Restructuring
M&A Advisory

European Mid-Market Debt Snapshot: Special COVID-19 Update

M&A Advisory

News