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Shoosmiths LLP

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Barbara Rollin

Work 03700865775
Shoosmiths LLP

Work Department

Real Estate


Barbara specialises in Real Estate Finance and Property Insolvency work as well as more general real estate work for her developer landlord and tenant clients. She acts for major banks and financial institutions in secured lending work, and for a number of insolvency practitioners and receivers on the property aspects of insolvency matters.


Trained: Warners Tonbridge Kent; Qualified: 1988; Year made partner in present firm: 2016


Manchester Law Society


Wakefield Girls’ High School Wakefield; De Montford University (LLB Hons 1985)


Walking my dogs, family, swimming, reading, theatre, travel, interior design, gardening, photography.

North West: Finance

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Shoosmiths LLP¬†‚Äėdelivers a very good service‚Äô and is active across real estate finance, acquisition finance and general corporate lending mandates, acting for lender and borrower clients in instructions across the healthcare, marine, retail, energy and leisure sectors. Demonstrating its real estate finance expertise, the team advised Vita Edinburgh 1 on a loan facility to fund the development of student accommodation, advised Affinity Living Riverside Holdco a loan facility to fund the development of high-end residential and commercial property, and advised Allied London Quay Street Two on a significant mezzanine loan facility from Pramerica Real Estate Capital to fund the acquisition of Astley House and Byrom House in Manchester, and also advised on subsequent significant senior funding from Aimco in order to finance the development of the property. Mint Bridging, Greater Manchester Housing Fund, Park Lane Properties and Lesmoir Gordon Boyle are also clients. Team head Liz Sweeney¬†is ‚Äėbrilliant on real estate finance transactions‚Äô. Tim McNamara¬†and Barbara Rollin¬†are also recommended.

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