Mike Tomlin

Mike Tomlin

Bristol The Paragon Counterslip Bristol BS1 6BX
Bath 2 Queen Square Bath BA1 2HQ
Mobile 07879405988

Partner - Head of Banking and Finance

Leading our Banking and Finance team, Mike guides with a strategic and commercial approach to law. He works with a range of clients including lenders, investors, and borrowers, acting as an extension of their team to provide ongoing and proactive advice. Mike has particular experience in finance for the technology and innovation sector.


Banking and Finance 

Mike’s role in the Banking and Finance team is comprehensive. He advises on all aspects of secured lending facilities, acquisition finance and inter-creditor arrangements. He also has extensive experience in large domestic and international sales and acquisitions, which require particularly sophisticated agreements. Mike takes a tailored approach with all his clients, ensuring any deal they secure is the right one for their short- and long-term goals. He is ranked in the Legal 500 as a ‘Leading Individual in Banking & Finance – South West’.

Mike’s relevant experience includes:

  • acting for TrueSpeed Communications Limited and its shareholders concerning the £75,000,000 investment by the Aviva Group
  • advising a retail consortium on £98,000,000 senior and mezzanine finance arrangements
  • acting for a nationally renowned lender in connection with a £20m development finance revolving credit facility for a retail group
  • equity fund-raising for a large number and variety of businesses, including Wessex Grain Limited
  • advising several large banks in relation to secured lending, acquisition finance growth capital and other work
  • acting in the sale of Deltaform Limited by its founder shareholders to Par-Pak Europe (part of The Waddington Group)

Accolade 1 Accolade 2

The legal support and guidance from Mike [and his team] was first rate; they took the time to fully understand the parameters of the sale and the specifics of the sector on the back of this gave strong commercially minded advice. -