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Reed Smith LLP

Real Estate Finance

1 ranked lawyersBand 5London (Firms)UK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Offers broad property finance expertise, including the management of loan portfolios and CMBS transactions. Advises on all manner of real estate financings, from secured loans to sale-and-leaseback structures. Noted for its representation of borrowers, and increasingly active on behalf of lenders. Notable international capabilities, with extensive experience handling pan-European transactions.

Strengths

An interviewee reports: "I find them easy to work with, understanding of our business and able to build strong relationships."

Notable practitioners

Francisca Sepúlveda is sought after for her experience in development and acquisition finance matters spanning a range of asset classes. She acts for both borrowers and lenders.
"She is a very experienced real estate finance lawyer who has the ability to drive matters forward in a very short space of time." "It is always a pleasure to work with Francisca because she's a technically excellent lawyer."

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Real Estate Finance


Francisca Sepúlveda
Band 5