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Shawbrook expands commercial lending team

Shawbrook Bank has appointed a new lending manager to join its commercial mortgage and loan underwriting division.

Paul O’Hara has over 18 years of experience within financial services, most recently working for almost four years as operations and servicing team manager at Stonehaven UK.

He has also held senior underwriting roles at Platform Home Loans and Barclays Bank.

Shawbrook Bank head of lending operations for commercial mortgages Lisa Crane says: “Shawbrook is delighted to welcome Paul to our lending team and his appointment reflects our on-going appetite to lend.”



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