Professional Services

Barclays has had a dedicated Professional Services team for over 20 years. Today, clients can benefit from the experience and contacts we’ve gained from working with leading legal practices, accountancy firms and insolvency partners across the UK and globally.

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Client advantages

As well as a dedicated Relationship Director, you’ll also have access to a variety of products and solutions. Click on the areas below to find out more how Barclays can support you.

Expertise you can rely on

To support your specific needs, our Relationship Directors provide focused experience and expertise in key Professional Services sectors.

  • Faced with changing regulation and new business structures, the banking and finance needs of legal firms have become more complex and wide ranging.

    As the chosen banking partner of more than half of the top 100 UK law firms, we can offer deep understanding of your business requirements. Our Relationship Directors are trained in Solicitors’ Account Rules and can work with you to shape financial solutions to support your firm’s ambitions.

    With our growing presence in the US and Europe, we can support you internationally too. Several of the top 20 global law firms have a relationship with us.

    Benefit from:

    • A flexible range of medium to long-term finance products – including cash and liquidity management, client monies management, FX management, term loans and working capital solutions
    • Solutions to meet the specific needs of legal firms including partner capital subscription loans, flexible client premium accounts and professional indemnity insurance premium financing
    • In-depth analysis of Legal trends from our in-house research team
    • Regular networking opportunities and industry events.
  • For over 15 years, we have provided dedicated corporate banking services to the accountancy sector. Today, we have relationship with the majority of top 20 UK accountancy firms.

    Alongside financing, cash management and risk management solutions, we can provide a range of services to meet your business’s specific needs. These include partner capital subscription loans, integrated funds solutions and flexible client premium accounts.

    Benefit from:

    • Our knowledge from working with many top 20 accountancy firms
    • Regular networking opportunities and industry events
    • In-depth analysis of accountancy trends from our in-house research team
    • Comprehensive banking and financing solutions, including cash and liquidity management, client monies management, term loans, working capital solutions and FX management.
  • We work closely with leading UK and international property consultants, architects and surveyors – including many of the top 20 UK property services businesses.

    Through a growing presence in the US and Europe, our Relationship Directors can support both your domestic and international corporate banking needs. Bespoke medium and long-term finance from across the Barclays group can support your plans for growth.

    Benefit from:

    • In-depth analysis of property services trends from our in-house research team
    • Comprehensive banking and financing solutions from across Barclays, including bonds and guarantees, FX management, letters of credit, risk solutions and working capital solutions
    • Products particularly suited to the property consultants sector, such as partner capital raising.
  • With over 30 years’ experience of working with both leading and smaller insolvency practitioner firms, our specialist team understands the unique requirements of your industry.

    By working closely with our partners across Barclays, we can provide banking, financing and treasury management solutions precisely tailored to your business’s needs.

    Benefit from:

    • Access to a range of services from across the Barclays group
    • In-depth analysis of insolvency practitioner trends from our in-house research team
    • A full range of corporate and turnaround services, including cash and liquidity management and FX management.
  • Supported by deep pensions experience, our Pension Administration team offers a full understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing your sector.

    We are dedicated to meeting your business’s day-to-day banking and longer-term financial needs. Plus, we offer a range of services to support corporate pension plans, such as automated account opening, leading-edge cash accounts and back office client system integration.

    Benefit from:

    • In-depth pensions experience and knowledge from a team that only looks after clients in this sector
    • Valuable industry contacts, regular networking opportunities and industry events
    • Comprehensive banking solutions and services to meet the needs of pension administrators and corporate pension plans
    • Bespoke financing solutions drawn from across Barclays.

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To discuss your business requirements and how Barclays can support you, contact us today.