Personal Profile

Nick is a Partner and Head of the Real Estate Finance group. He has extensive experience advising financial institutions, funds, developers and investors on all aspects of real estate finance transactions, including on investment, development and structured financings (with senior mezzanine debt). He acts on both the lender and sponsor side, and also has considerable experience of acting on restructuring and enforcements.

Nick is recommended as a Notable Practitioner in Chambers 2015 and in Chambers 2016 he is described as "robust and commercial". 

Nick is a member of the British Bankers' Association (BBA).

Key Experience

Acting for investors and developers on financing arrangements for large developments and acquisitions, including a well-known developer on its financing of a large mixed-use development at Paddington.

Advising various banks on real estate related refinancings, including a consortium of lenders on the refinancing of a portfolio of UK shopping centres.

Acting for various banks on restructurings and insolvencies, including a state-owned bank on the receivership of a large London mixed-use development.

Advising on structured finance transactions, including a consortium on their equity bridge facilities relating to the securitisation of properties held by a national supermarket.

Career History

Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Solicitor, Mishcon de Reya
Solicitor, Macfarlanes
Trainee, Norton Rose