Stephenson Harwood LLP

Real Estate Finance Department

London (Firms)
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Our real estate finance team has wide-ranging experience acting for lenders, borrowers and other key stakeholders across domestic and international markets, advising on the full spectrum of investment and development financings.

With one of the largest dedicated real estate finance teams in the City, working closely with the firm's specialists in corporate, tax, construction, environment and regulation, we deliver pragmatic advice based on an understanding of your business and the market in which you operate.

Our real estate finance experts advise banks, alternative lenders, borrowers, investors, funds and developers across the real estate investment and development sectors. We are able to offer advice wherever in the world you need it, when handling cross-border transactions in jurisdictions where we do not have a presence we will call upon our extensive network of foreign counsel and other professional advisers retaining the coordination of the transaction to ensure a seamless service.

We can help you with:

  • bilateral and syndicated loans – investment and development; public and private sectors
  • senior and mezzanine facilities – dealing with complex intercreditor issues
  • financing real estate investment funds, REITs, unit trusts, limited partnerships and other entities, both on and off-shore
  • tax efficient funding structures
  • specialist sectors, including healthcare, education, and other not-for-profit sectors, hotel/leisure
  • loan restructuring and dealing with distressed debt


Linforth, James (Head of Department)

Campbell, Archie

Crowley, Sean

Garbett, Hannah

George, Kate

Hayward-Surry, Paul

Jefferies, Oliver

Patel, Jayesh

Proctor, Jonathan

Vaughton, George