Real Estate Finance

When you're looking to raise, release or manage funds relating to property, time is of the essence. With ever-changing regulations, you need to know that you're getting up to the minute expertise and direction.

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Our Real Estate Finance team supports a wide range of clients including borrowers, lenders (both banks and non-banks), insolvency practitioners, LPA receivers and liquidators on matters across the spectrum of real estate finance disciplines, ranging from complex development funding, cross border investment acquisitions, disposals and associated funding models, through to restructuring real estate asset portfolios and supporting corporate finance projects.  

Working closely with our Real Estate Investment & Funds, Mergers & Acquisitions and Banks & Building Societies teams, the Real Estate Finance team is made up of over 160 of our experienced and recognised sector specialist real estate lawyers and more than 50 banking lawyers.

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Our team structure allows us to deliver informed, decisive commercial advice and a tailored service that adds real value. We’re known for having a widespread presence across the UK's major cities as well as a growing, significant City offering.  

Nationally recognised as one of the leading teams in this field, we complete a substantial volume of transactions ranging from £100,000 to over £100,000,000.


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We can help you go further with a range of products, training and sector expertise.

Some of our experts

Geoff Stansfield

Partner - Real Estate (Investment)

I have many years’ experience in the real estate investment market in Scotland and specialise in commercial real estate investment, asset management, real estate finance, funding & acquisition and cross-border transactions.

Iain Thomas

Partner - Head of Real Estate Finance

I am a Partner in the Real Estate team. I head the Real Estate Finance team and have over 20 years' experience acting for lenders in real estate financing and restructuring.

Simon Elphick


I am a partner in the Real Estate team in London specialising in commercial property investment and property finance.

John Fox


A partner in the Banking team, with a focus on real estate lending, I have over 25 years' experience acting for lenders and borrowers on domestic and European property financings. My clients include clearing banks and non-bank lenders.

Christian Francis


I am a Partner in the Corporate and Banking team based in the London office.

Lucinda Peters


I am a Partner in the firm’s Banking and Corporate team, as well as the Leeds office Head of Corporate Responsibility.