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Simon Mead

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Simon is head of our London Banking team and our market leading Real Estate Finance practice.

He has extensive experience advising lenders and borrowers on all aspects of real estate finance including investment and development finance, senior and mezzanine lending and A/B structures. He advises on UK and European deals.

His clients include Barclays Bank PLC, HSBC Bank plc, Royal Bank of Scotland plc, Santander UK, Qatar National Bank, Deutsche Pfandbriefbank, Gatehouse Bank, United Overseas Bank, Bank of China, Venn Partners, Cheyne Capital, Starwood, ICG Longbow, Urban Exposure, LetterOne Treasury Services, Cain Hoy Enterprises, NewRiver Retail, Signature Senior Living, Westrock, Grainger and several more.

Simon is acknowledged in the legal directories as a leader in his field and will be named in the Lawyer Hot 100 2016.

Chambers & Partners comments that “he is a first class lawyer with personality to match.




London: Real estate

Property finance

Within: Leading individuals

Simon Mead - Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Within: Property finance

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP is a ‘go-to firm for development financing’, recently acting for Cheyne Capital on a complex refinancing and redevelopment matter and for RBS on the financing of the acquisition and development of The Westgate Building in Glasgow. The team has also been handling an increasing amount of work for Asian banks; Simon Mead advised HSBC Hong Kong on the £169m financing of SEA Holdings' acquisition of the entire issued share capital of 33 Old Broad Street, and, alongside Robert Ludwig, acted for ICBC as senior lender on the refinancing of a shopping centre in the West Midlands. On the borrower side, the team acted for Audley Retirement on a £125m revolving credit facility, the first of its kind in the retirement villages sector. Mead, who ‘provides a first class service, is always approachable and is always willing to go the extra mile’, heads the ‘commercially strong’ team. New clients include M&G Investments and Tyndaris Real Estate.

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