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ONE FLEET PLACE, LONDON, EC4M 7WS, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7242 1212
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Fax 020 7246 7777
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242 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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Lorraine Davis

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Work 020 7246 7130
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Dentons

Position

Lorraine qualified at the firm and became a partner in the banking and finance department in May 2001. She has broad experience in transactional banking, including real estate and leveraged finance, corporate lending and workouts. Lorraine heads the firm's UK real estate finance team and currently specialises in all types of domestic and cross-border real estate financing transactions. She has also assisted a number of lender clients with the preparation of precedent documentation.

Career

Articled clerk; solicitor and Senior Solicitor Denton Hall Burgin & Warrens 1991-93; partner Denton Wilde Sapte 1993-2001; partner SNR Denton UK LLP (formerly Denton Wilde Sapte) 2001-13; partner Dentons UKMEA LLP (formerly SNR Denton UK LLP) 2013-present.

Education

King's College London (LLB Hons 1990); The College of Law (Law Society Finals 1991).


London: Real estate

Property finance

Within: Property finance

Dentons is known for its ability to handle complex, cross-border transactions, and for its lender-side strength; in a recent highlight, team head James Irvine advised HSBC on €635m of real estate investment facilities to Chariot Top Group, a special purpose vehicle (SPV) incorporated in the Netherlands. The practice is, however, also strengthening its borrower-side capabilities, with clients including KSL Capital Partners, Apollo Global Management and Aprirose; Simon Masri was part of the team which advised the latter on its acquisition and the related financing of QHotels group from Bain Capital Credit and Canyon partners, the largest hotel portfolio acquisition deal in the UK in 2017. The team also counts a number of Asian banks, including United Overseas Bank, Development Bank of Singapore, OCBC and CIMB Bank Berhad, among its clients. Lorraine Davis, Simon Tweedle, Jason Sheard, Brendan Slack and Rob Thompson are also noted.

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