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MacRoberts LLP

Living Wage
CAPELLA, 60 YORK STREET, GLASGOW, G2 8JX, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0141 303 1100
Fax:
Fax 0141 332 8886
DX:
70 GLASGOW
Email:
Web:
www.macroberts.com
Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow

John Crawford

Tel:
Work 0141 303 1255
Email:
MacRoberts LLP

Work Department

Banking & Finance

Position

Partner

Career

John has a great deal of experience in dealing with all aspects of property finance, commercial property transactions and security transactions, acting for both banks and financial institutions and for borrower clients in relation to all types of commercial property. His particular areas of interest and expertise include investment property and development projects.

John also specialises in transactions involving agricultural and rural estate properties, and regularly advises lenders in relation to the taking of security over these types of properties.

Education

University of Strathclyde
Bachelor of Laws (LLB)


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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