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James is a banking and finance lawyer advising across a broad range of sectors, including property finance, acquisition finance, asset based lending, general corporate lending, structured finance and restructuring.

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James' Recent Projects

  • Advising Lloyds Bank on working capital facilities secured on a fine art dealer's stock of fine art.
  • Advising a consumer electronics company on the UK aspects of its financing from a US asset-based lender.
  • Advising Wonga.com on its working capital facilities from Silicon Valley Bank and Kreos.
  • Advising Codemasters on various debt financings.
  • Advising a UK manufacturer on its working capital facilities provided by RBS.
  • Advising Lloyds Bank on its financing of the acquisition of a Dutch business by a trade purchaser.
  • Advising several US investment banks on distressed debt sales and acquisitions.
  • Advising a purchaser of junior tranches of notes in a property securitisation in furtherance of a loan-to-own strategy.
  • Advising a provider of student accommodation on three development fundings for central London student accommodation projects each c. £50m.
  • Advising Bank of Scotland on over £1bn of financings in the healthcare sector.
  • Advising an opportunity fund on its senior borrowings and mezzanine borrowings to fund the acquisition of an iconic Birmingham retail and leisure destination.

Publications

  • Author of 'Loan and Security Documents -  A Negotiating Handbook'

Qualifications /Education

  • Cambridge University

 

Recent awards

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London Bankside

Bankside Office

240 Blackfriars Road
London
SE1 8NW
DX 53 Chancery Lane

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7629 7411
Fax: +44 (0)20 7629 2621
Email: bh@boodlehatfield.com

London Mayfair

Mayfair Office

6 Grosvenor Street
London
W1K 4PZ

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7629 7411
Fax: +44 (0)20 7629 2621
Email: bh@boodlehatfield.com

Oxford

Oxford office

6 Worcester Street
Oxford
OX1 2BX

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7629 7411
Fax: +44 (0)20 7629 2621
Email: bh@boodlehatfield.com

Bankside Office

240 Blackfriars Road
London
SE1 8NW
DX 53 Chancery Lane

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7629 7411
Fax: +44 (0)20 7629 2621
Email: bh@boodlehatfield.com

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