Our specialist Real Estate Finance team based in Chancery Lane is experienced in working with banks, investors, funds, property companies and developers. We act for both borrowers and lenders and have a thorough understanding of the requirements of the market and our clients.
We are used to assembling teams at short notice and to moving quickly – in our experience timing is often critical to the success of the deal or transaction.
Commercial development funding
Stamp duty land tax planning schemes
Tax efficient property structures
Investment property financing
Joint venture funding
Mortgage portfolio sales/acquisitions
Property acquisition funding
Residential development funding
Restructuring and repackaging
Corporate, shareholder, ownership and equity structuring
The Trafford Centre, Manchester
Involved in funding and advising on the development of the Trafford Centre Manchester, a £600m project with construction time of 27 months and one of the last major out of town retail centres recently built in England.
Leyton Orient Football Club
Represented the Joint Venture partner in a £10m redevelopment of Leyton Orient Football Ground, raising initial development funding through the creation of an innovative investment instrument and then conventional refinancing of the completed development.
Romford Town Centre
Duncan raised development finance in connection with a £50m complex mixed use scheme, involving the provision of new build barter consideration for the landowners.
If you would be interested in learning more about our real estate services please call 0207 831 0101 and ask to speak to one of our real estate lawyers.
" .. an experienced city based commercial property lawyer with strong local connections, Duncan takes responsibility and always goes the extra mile; he's refreshingly different."
Director, Cheffins Commercial
"Duncan takes a genuine interest. I count upon him as a friend. He takes responsibility for the legal work leaving the client to focus upon commercial issues."
Partner, Carter Jonas
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