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MacRoberts LLP

EXCEL HOUSE, 30 SEMPLE STREET, EDINBURGH, EH3 8BL, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0131 229 5046
Fax:
Fax 0131 229 0849
DX:
207 EDINBURGH
Email:
Web:
www.macroberts.com
Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow

Norman Martin

Tel:
Work 0131 248 2128
Email:
MacRoberts LLP

Work Department

Banking & Finance

Position

Partner

Career

Norman is Head of our Banking & Finance team and has broad experience in all aspects of finance and banking law, having acted for banks and other financial institutions in various types of transactions including corporate funding and finance arrangements, taxation, banking, insurance, trusts and endowments and regulatory compliance.

He advises banks in Scotland and the rest of the UK on transactional and non-transactional banking and other finance-related matters. Clients value his technical knowledge, speed of response, strong and clear advice and his commerciality.


Scotland: Finance

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

MacRoberts LLP's key strengths are in general corporate banking, real estate finance and project finance. Its first-rate reputation sees the firm act for clients such as Handelsbanken, Colony Capital and Santander. Its practice in the area of peer to peer lending is also gaining momentum, with the firm winning work from clients such as Thincats, Moneything and Blend Loan Network. In 2017, Roddy Maclennan, Lisa Frost and others advised HSBC on the Scottish law aspects of the £14.9m refinancing of Moolmoor (Waverley) Limited's real estate asset Waverley Mall, located in Edinburgh. In another matter, Maclennan and senior associate Lisa Maguire assisted Bank of America Merrill Lynch with the Scottish law issues associated with the circa £367m senior and £73.5m mezzanine financing to Sunflower Group in relation to its property portfolio in Scotland, and also with a circa £350m securitisation. John Crawford and senior associate Fiona Armour are other key figures in the team, which is led by Norman Martin.

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