Partner – Corporate Finance
Michael has over fifteen years’ experience, including more than ten at international law firms, acting for many different types of clients in a variety of sectors on matters relating to banking and finance.
Partner in corporate finance
Some of these include clearing banks, other lenders (such as real estate funds and challenger banks), borrowers of all types (from multi-national PLCs to SMEs and OMBs), private equity houses and other financial institutions, as well as family trusts and high net worth individuals.
He specialises in general corporate finance, acquisition finance and real estate finance (both investment and development), and has further experience in both leveraged finance and project finance.
Michael leads the firm’s banking and finance specialism, and his wide-ranging experience enables him to provide tailored, commercial advice to all clients.
“The most important thing to me in my role is ensuring we make things as easy as we can for our clients, which means understanding them, their business and what they want to achieve, and providing them with straightforward, pragmatic advice and a great level of service. I feel that my range and depth of experience, my personable manner and the way I enjoy working with clients and other parties to translations help me to achieve this.”
Michael Kidd Corporate Finance
“He is very approachable. He is professional and provides a same-team approach, which is welcome.”
Chambers and Partners 2019
“Michael has been recognised by Chambers & Partners for his work in the Yorkshire banking and finance community and has been described by them as a ‘rising star’ and a ‘good operator who is definitely one to watch’.”
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