Don’t shoot the messenger A few columns ago, I looked at the risks that lawyers take with their life and livelihood in some parts of the world, simply by going about their profession. Today, I want to look at another profession that can find itself – quite literally – in the line of fire: journalists.…
Our Commercial Property team is experienced in acting for lending institutions and their borrowers in relation to the financing of commercial or investment property.
With our colleagues in our Business Services team we advise on the documentation of loan or facility agreements and associated security documentation – whether what is required is the preparation of bilateral or syndicated loan documentation, legal charges over single properties or portfolios of property, equity-sharing and participating mortgages or single or group company guarantees.
We advise lenders on the verification of the adequacy of commercial property as security for a loan. For lending on property development projects our expertise extends from approval of construction contracts and professional team documentation, to acting for lenders on loans and collateral warranty documentation. We are well-versed in advising clients on all aspects of loans for corporate-based acquisitions of property by single purpose companies.
We have excellent connections with recognised legal practices in the major offshore jurisdictions .This enables us to act for lenders and borrowers in transactions on loans to offshore companies secured on property assets in England and Wales.