Neil is a Chartered Legal Executive and an Associate in the Banking and Property Finance team, based in Newcastle.
He puts in place security packages for lenders and their customers (particularly in the healthcare, real estate and agricultural sectors). This includes legal charges over property and other assets, debentures and guarantees, as well as advice around deal structures and protecting the lender's position. As a former in-house lawyer at a large Registered Social landlord, he also has experience of property issues in the context of social housing.
Neil graduated from Northumbria University in 2002 with an LLB Hons and qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in 2010. He has worked in the banking teams of both Eversheds and Ward Hadaway in Newcastle and joined Burnetts in January 2019.
Neil is originally from Seaham in County Durham but now lives in Westerhope. Outside of work, he likes to spend time with his wife and two young children. He is also a keen amateur footballer and enjoys road running at 10km and half marathon distances.