Bridgeshield Asset Management has joined the Association of Short Term Lenders (ASTL) as an associate member.

The firm offers lenders property risk assessment at origination, through to asset arrangement and Law of Property Act (LPA) receivership solutions.

The appointment of Bridgeshield as an associate member of ASTL was announced at the association’s first ever virtual Annual Conference, which attracted more than 185 delegates.

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Vic Jannels, chief execuitve of the ASTL, said: “I am happy to welcome Bridgeshield on board as associate members of the ASTL.

“We have been quite successful this year at growing our membership with like-minded business that demonstrate a focus on the end customer and this demonstrates just how important it is to have a strong and credible trade body to drive standards and protect the interests of our sector.”

Nick McAuliffe, operations director at Bridgeshield, added: “With the potential for challenging times ahead, retaining professionalism and transparency will be key where borrowers run in to difficulties, sometimes through no fault of their own.

“This adherence to diligence and quality service is a value that we share with the ASTL and we are really pleased to join as associate members.”

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