Manjit Virdee

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Manjit VirdeeManjit Virdee

President

Bradford Law Society

Manjit Virdee is president of Bradford Law Society. He joined Schofield Sweeney after training in London and a short stint at another local law firm. Manjit became a partner in July 2017 and leads the property finance team, acting for key banks, subprime lenders and other corporate and individual lenders and borrowers.  

Manjit specialises in acting for lenders on asset-based lending, acquisition finance, development funding and a variety of investment situations in connection with acquisition/re-finance/gearing of large portfolio of properties. Manjit has extensive experience in advising lenders on facilities/loan documentation, security negotiations and derivative transactions, and also acts for borrowers in a wide-range of situations, including negotiations with banks in acquisitions and disposals. He has a very good reputation with banks and is known in Yorkshire for being able to deliver commercial, proactive advice.

His notable clients include Santander, HSBC and Shawbrook Bank. Recent work highlights include advising a high street bank on a £16.5-million facility and also advising on high-profile matters including securing £7 million in funding to support the expansion plans of Scarborough Group.

Manjit is also part of Schofield Sweeney’s marketing committee.