Futher expansion at Freeths Birmingham

James Dyson and Renata Rai

Freeths Birmingham has appointed Renata Rai as Director of the Banking & Finance team.

Having begun her career in Birmingham at Hammonds (now Squire Patton Boggs), Renata has more than ten years’ experience in advising funders and borrowers on lending and restructuring transactions, in particular asset based lending and hospitality-based transactions.

Renata said:

“I am thrilled to join Freeths at such an exciting time, where there is not only rapid growth and ambition, but also space for a personal touch. I am very much looking forward to working with the team at Freeths, our clients and intermediaries in the Midlands and beyond.”

James Dyson, who leads the banking and finance team at Freeths in Birmingham, added:

“We are delighted that we have been able to add somebody of Renata’s quality and experience to our team. Her appointment will certainly allow us to further strengthen our offering to our funder and borrower clients, particularly in the asset based lending arena.”

Freeths LLP is a top 50, full service commercial law firm.  With 12 offices across the UK, Freeths has a presence in the majority of the major cities.

Staff numbers have increased to 890 including 195 partners & directors in recent years and the Birmingham office of Freeths is now their third largest by turnover, significantly contributing to the firm’s most recent turnover of over £80 million. 

The Legal 500 2019 states “Delivering ‘excellent service all-around’, Freeths LLP is praised for its ‘outstanding depth of knowledge’”.

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