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NO 2 LOCHRIN SQUARE, 96 FOUNTAINBRIDGE, EDINBURGH, EH3 9QA, SCOTLAND
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Work 0131 226 5541
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Fax 0131 226 2278
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Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol BS1, Bristol BS1, Brussels, Cologne and 14 more

Grant Docherty

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Work +44 (0)131 474 2361
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DWF

Work Department

I am head of DWF’s Banking and Finance department in Scotland. My practice covers a broad range of work including bilateral and syndicated loans, asset finance, structured finance and securitisation and debt restructuring.

Position

Head of Banking & Finance (Scotland)

Career

I have over 24 years’ experience in banking and finance and whilst my practice is dominated by lender work, I also cover a significant amount of borrower work.


Scotland: Finance

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

DWF has a strong UK profile and expanding international presence with a body of mandates from domestic and offshore banks and borrowers, including fund clients. Corporate and real estate financing transactions are core strengths along with the financing aspects of renewable energy schemes. Work also arises from other industries, including hotels and leisure, healthcare and social housing. Practice head Grant Docherty, who has more than 25 years’ experience acting for borrowers and lenders, advised Santander UK Plc on the circa £11.5m refinancing of a group of nine Guernsey-based special purpose vehicles that have invested in commercial and residential properties throughout England. Docherty also assisted Bladnoch Distillery with negotiating a £2.5m asset finance facility from Lombard North Central. Geoff Stansfield, who leads the real estate finance side of the practice, and senior associate Alan Glen are other key contacts in the team, whose clients include Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds Banking Group and Close Property Finance. Chris McLauchlan joined Eversheds Sutherland.

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