Meet our team / Michael Nutman

Michael Nutman


Associate in the governance, funding and corporate team

My role

I am an associate in the banking and finance team working with advisors from a variety of disciplines on funding and finance-related projects. Working predominantly with social businesses, local authorities, charities, and credit unions, I am used to dealing with complex, time-sensitive and high–value transactions.

My experience

I have over ten years of experience in the UK financial services and banking sectors, advising on transactional, regulated and unregulated finance matters. I advise a wide range of clients on their funding strategies and the mechanics of, and the documentation required for completion of (inter alia) bond issues, bond taps, private placements, corporate funding restructures and inter/intra group lending.

‘Michael Nutman is excellent. He is calm, explains issues well, clearly knows his stuff, and gets things done quickly.’ Legal 500, 2024

‘Natalie Singh and] Michael Nutman have a good level of knowledge of us as their client and documents or agreements, leading to fast responses. They can quickly refer to key points in our documents and issues or implications and also have a good understanding of what is happening in the sector and can advise on when to push negotiations.’ Legal 500, 2024

My specialisms

  • Advertising borrowers or lenders
  • Bonds (taps and issuances)
  • Private placements
  • Development and project finance
  • Inter/intra group lending arrangements
  • Local authority funding
  • Funding restructure projects
  • Revolving credit facilities/term loan facilities/secured loan facilities
  • Syndicated lending arrangements


My latest articles

LIBOR transition – The end is nigh
LIBOR transition – The end is nigh

As the end of 2020 beckons, we take a look at what progress the Sterling market has made in its preparations for the end of the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) on 31 December 2021.

Registered Provider Concessions – A cautionary note
Registered Provider Concessions – A cautionary note

The regulator of social housing (RSH) has published an update to all registered providers (RPs), including further concessions to reduce regulatory burden.

The LIBOR transition marches on
The LIBOR transition marches on

In a Financial Conducts Authority (FCA) statement published on 25 March 2020, that the existing end date for the use of LIBOR will not, at this stage, be pushed back.