Raji Bartlett > Mishcon de Reya LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Mishcon de Reya LLP
AFRICA HOUSE
70 KINGSWAY
LONDON
WC2B 6AH
England

Work Department

Real Estate Finance

Position

Raji is a Partner in our Real Estate Finance department with over 30 years’ experience working on transactions acting for both lenders and borrowers in matters with deal values ranging from £10 million to £500 million.

Raji advises financial institutions, corporates and sponsors/funds in relation to arranging and documenting domestic and international bank facilities and structured financings. He has a broad range of finance experience, with particular expertise in advising borrowers and lenders in relation to syndicated real estate investment and development finance and acquisition/leveraged finance transactions.

Career

Qualified 1986 (New Zealand) and 1993 (UK). Assistant Solicitor, Russell McVeagh (New Zealand) 1986-88; Assistant Solicitor, SJ Berwin LLP 1988-97; Partner, SJ Berwin LLP (1997-2013); Consultant, Mishcon de Reya (2013-14), Partner, Mishcon de Reya (2014 to date).

Education

Southland Boys High School, New Zealand; University of Otago, New Zealand (1984 B’Com and 1985 LLB Hons).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Property finance

Mishcon de Reya LLP‘s real estate finance team is led by Nick Strutt, who advises banks, financial institutions, funds, developers and investors on development, investment and structured financing matters. Strutt is also praised by clients for his ‘exceptional knowledge and experience’. The team supports both lenders and borrowers equally on a range of transactions, and is home to Raji Bartlett and the ‘very knowledgable’ Francisca Sepúlveda, who are strong in the syndicated finance space. Sarah Spurling is also a key team member and acts on enforcements and restructurings.