Our team of experienced real estate finance lawyers handle a range of complex real estate finance law matters and advise on transactions throughout the UK.

The team has detailed knowledge of all sectors of the property finance industry (commercial, residential, leisure and healthcare) and acts for both lenders and borrowers.

The specialist team advises financial institutions, private equity funds, hedge funds, institutional funds and other types of lenders, as well as developers and investors and our real estate finance team advises on a variety of financing issues, including:

  • drafting and agreeing real estate-backed LMA (Loan Market Association) format and non-LMA format facility agreements and related security
  • lending for property acquisition and development projects
  • commercial and residential projects
  • advising in relation to financing agricultural projects and developments and financing and refinancing of borrowings by agricultural borrowers
  • restructuring existing finance arrangements
  • loan book sales
  • tax efficient security structures
  • realisation of real estate security.

Our real estate finance offering is supported by strong corporate, property and tax offerings, resulting in a seamless client service.

Key contacts

Alex Schaafsma

Legal Director
Head of Real Estate Finance

+44 (0)1223 326636

+44 (0)7967 585003

Meet the full team