Specialist broker and lender

The greatest benefit ShirePF offers law firms is specialist knowledge of the market and an in-depth understanding of UK legal practices' needs.

ShirePF's team has over 150 years of combined experience in finding and securing the right finance solution for law firms specifically.

They have worked with almost half of the UK's legal firms, so you will probably come across a familiar face or two and be assured you are in safe hands, whatever your funding requirements.

A strategic partnership between the Law Society and ShirePF was a natural fit.

With ShirePF, Law Society members can benefit from:

  • some of the lowest rates on the market
  • a dedicated account manager
  • quick turnaround (typically between 24 and 48 hours)
  • a focus on enabling excellence in the legal profession and building lasting relationships
  • working collaboratively with the Law Society and its members to help them innovate and thrive through change

Tailored funding for your law firm

In addition to ShirePF's expertise in the legal market, clients have access to one of the most extensive portfolios and lending panels available in the UK.

Whether you are seeking to retain cash flow within your firm, or looking to expand and realise your growth potential, ShirePF can help you achieve your business objectives.

ShirePF can help with any finance requirement a legal practice may have:

  • working capital and cash flow requirements – including disbursements and aged debts
  • spreading the cost of recurring or one-off high-value expenses – PII, tax and VAT bills
  • business expansions and practice development – software, refurbishments and fit-outs
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • career growth through partnership – buy-in and buy-out loans
  • direct practising certificate funding
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Shire Professional Funding acts as a broker and a lender.

Depending on the circumstances and where required by law, loans will be regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Consumer Credit Act.

Written quotations are available on request from Shire Professional Funding Ltd. Credit facilities are subject to status and only available to UK residents over the age of 18. Shire Professional Funding Ltd reserves the right to decline any application.

The Law Society is an introducer appointed representative of Shire Professional Funding Limited. The Law Society is a professional body whose registered office is situated at 113 Chancery Lane, London, England WC2A 1PL. Telephone: 020 7242 1222, www.lawsociety.org.uk.

Shire Professional Funding Limited is Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for certain types of consumer credit lending and credit related activities that are regulated under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 and by the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. Registered in England and Wales No. 07121815. Registered Office: 1 Calico Business Park, Sandy Way, Tamworth, B77 4BF.