Laura Bretherton > Macfarlanes LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Macfarlanes LLP
20 CURSITOR STREET
LONDON
EC4A 1LT
England

Work Department

Finance

Position

Laura advises sponsor, lender and borrower clients on a range of real estate finance transactions, with a particular focus on commercial investment and development financings.

Her sector experience includes build-to-rent (BTR) and private rented sector (PRS), offices, industrial, student accommodation, and hospitality and leisure – with a focus on hotels.

In addition she increasingly assists clients with sustainability and ESG-linked lending in real estate transactions.

Laura sits on the Board of Advisers of CREFC (Commercial Real Estate Finance Council Europe) helping shape content for its members.

Career

Qualified in Scotland 2010; qualified in E&W 2018; partner 2021

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Property finance

Macfarlanes LLP‘s real estate finance team is led by the ‘brilliant lawyer‘ Colin Morgan, who advises senior and mezzanine lenders, borrowers and developers on property investment and development, as does Laura Bretherton. The group is adept at handling high-value and complex transactions and LIBOR transitions for lenders and borrowers, often involving the private rented sect, build-to-rent and hotels. Sustainable lending is also an increasing focus of the group. Christine Dowdall, Clare Breeze and Jatinder Bains are also key team members.