Professional practices

Professional practices firms are unique in the corporate world and as such have individual requirements. Here at Bank of Scotland, we have a team dedicated to supporting Legal, Accountancy, Insolvency Practitioners, Real Estate Advisors and Architect practices.

Our specialists understand your needs because they have a breadth of experience in working with businesses like yours and are committed to supporting professional practices through the economic cycle. Our relationship directors have built close ties with key sector advisors, professional bodies and associations, such as the Solicitors Regulatory Authority, and will be pleased bring their knowledge to bear in discussing and helping shape your strategy.

Financial solutions for your sector

As well as an award-winning relationship team, we provide a comprehensive suite of financial solutions to meet the needs of the professional practices sector, including:

Our people

Gordon Rate
Gordon Rate Head of Scotland – SME & Corporate Financial Markets

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Nick Laird
Nick Laird Regional Managing Director, Commercial Banking, Bank of Scotland

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Jane Clark-Hutchinson
Jane Clark-Hutchinson Regional Director, Mid Markets, Commercial Banking

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Tony Oakley
Tony Oakley Head of Social Housing, Mid Markets, Commercial Banking, Bank of Scotland

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Colin Walls
Colin Walls Head of Trading and Working Capital, Commercial Banking, Bank of Scotland

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Fraser Sime
Fraser Sime Director, SME Banking, Bank of Scotland

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Gillian Henderson
Gillian Henderson Commercial Director, Commercial Banking, Bank of Scotland

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Contact us

For more information, contact your local relationship director or use our online directory.