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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance
Jim MacHale

Jim MacHale

Partner

Partner
Jim MacHale

Jim MacHale is a Partner in the Banking and Finance practice and specialises in all areas of corporate banking work covering a wide range of financing (particularly acquisition finance and restructurings) in both the UK and the European markets.

  • The mandated lead arrangers financing the acquisition of Douglas Holding AG by Advent International
  • The mandated lead arrangers financing the acquisition by management of Iceland Foods
  • The mandated lead arrangers financing the acquisition of RAC by Carlyle
  • The mandated lead arrangers financing the acquisition of Polymerlatex GmbH by Yule Catto plc

Contact details

Career and qualifications

  • London University (BA History) 1989
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 1995
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2000
  • Partner since 2006

Awards and citations

  • Peers say he is "impressive, very pragmatic and well respected by his clients."
    Source: Chambers UK 2013: Banking & Finance (Band 2)
  • Jim MacHale "shows good awareness of the key commercial issues"; and Caroline Jury is "excellent at navigating the best outcome for her clients".
    Source: Legal 500 2013: Acquisition finance (Tier 1)