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Corporate Banking for Professional Service Clients

Professional Services

Your business can draw on the knowledge and experience we’ve gained from supporting your sector for over 15 years, and from being one of the first banks to have a dedicated Professional Services team in the US1.

In addition to their specialist expertise, our Relationship Directors can provide you with access to a range of services from across the Barclays group.

As one of our Professional Services clients, you can also take advantage of:

  • regular networking opportunities and industry events
  • in-depth analysis of Professional Services trends from our in-house research team
  • industry-specific credit and product teams that understand corporate banking for Professional Services

Specialist expertise across the sector

We recognise that this sector is diverse, and that the businesses within it have different needs. To be more closely aligned to your specific requirements, our Relationship Directors have a dedicated focus:

Accountancy

Our dedicated team has relationships with 80% of the top 20 UK accountancy firms.2

Pension Administrators

As members of the Association of Member Directed Pension Schemes, our Relationship Directors have up-to-date knowledge of scheme rules.

Insolvency Practitioners

Our experienced team works in partnership with the top 10 insolvency practitioner firms.1

Property Consultants

We have long-standing relationships with the leading UK and international property consultants, architects and surveyors.

Legal

We have relationships with 90% of the top 20 UK law firms.3

Contact our Professional Services team

Andrea Delay - Head of Professional Services

Andrea Delay - Head of Professional Services

Andrea’s industry team, which is based around the UK and in the US, works with firms to help define and implement strategies in what remains an evolving and ever more competitive marketplace. Prior to her current role, Andrea has worked in Corporate and Investment Banking for 25 years, the majority of which has been spent in Corporate Banking at Barclays. She has a range of experience across different industries, including as a Senior Relationship Director for Professional Services from 2009 until 2013.  

Andrea has also chaired the external Women's Network for Corporate Banking at Barclays for the last 2 years.

Andrea is a strong believer that personalised banking relationships are essential to understanding and aiding development of clients.

To find out what our Professional Services team can do for your business, email Andrea or call our dedicated team on 0800 015 4242*

1Source: Barclays, August 2012
2Source: Accountancy Age, 2011
3Source: The Lawyer, 2011

How can we help?

To discuss switching to Corporate Banking at Barclays, call us on: 0800 015 4242*