Our BANKING & FINANCE team operates at the highest level, providing all the knowledge and experience you could need in a commercial and digestible way
Real Estate Finance
Our first class real estate finance lawyers have extensive experience advising on all types of real estate finance transactions, including financing of investment portfolios, development finance, lending secured on portfolios of trading properties and real estate joint ventures.
Working alongside our real estate team, we combine our expertise in drafting and negotiating loan and security documentation with a detailed understanding of commercial real estate issues and how real estate transactions evolve.
We act for a range of real estate finance clients, both borrowers (including UK and offshore property companies, investment funds, partnerships and joint ventures) and lenders (ranging from major clearing banks to mezzanine funders and other non-bank lenders). Our large real estate team work with us to provide the property due diligence required for individual property and portfolio acquisitions or refinancings.
Excellent client service skills, and extremely well connected
The LEGAL 500 UK
We have broad knowledge of the real estate sector and aim to work in partnership with clients, providing not only legal advice but also commercial, common sense guidance on the market. We are able to use our network of contacts to make introductions and are happy to act as a sounding board at the term sheet stage to ensure our clients achieve the best deal possible.
- Representing a major UK bank on the £25 million refinancing of a portfolio of investment property owned by a limited partnership
- Acting for a residential property company on £53 million development finance facilities
- Advising a lender on the £3.5 million financing of a chain of care home