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Jo is known for being a commercially minded real estate finance lawyer focusing on the client's objectives, having focused in real estate finance throughout her career, she has an in-depth knowledge of the market and who is active within in it. She acts for a wide variety of borrowers, including institutional investors as well as private equity. On the lending side, Jo acts for leading clearing banks and some of the relatively new entrants in the market.

London: Real estate

Property finance

Within: Property finance

Hogan Lovells International LLP’s practice benefits from the firm’s excellent real estate practice and is noted for its strength in development finance, its cross-border capabilities and its lender-borrower balance. Andrew Flemming acted for U and I Group on its joint venture with an affiliate of Colony NorthStar, a platform intended to invest €300m in the London, Manchester and Dublin office markets. Tauhid Ijaz, who is an expert in loan portfolio acquisitions and securitisation, advised a major UK financial institution, as arranger, on the securitisation of a portfolio of mortgage loans secured on agricultural land and property across the UK. He also acted for Deutsche Bank as arranger on the financing of a portfolio of Irish REO residential properties bought by a sub-fund of an Irish collective asset management vehicle. Other clients of the practice include investment management firms such as Davidson Kempner, ICG-Longbow and Kennedy Wilson Europe, as well as banks such as Barclays. Andrew Welbourn, who has particular experience in Italian real estate finance, leads the group; Jo Solomon, an expert in joint ventures and cross-border property finance transactions, is also recommended, as is senior associate Andrew Whittaker.

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