Jon Bond > Charles Russell Speechlys LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
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Work Department

Financial services, real estate and construction; banking and finance.


Jon specialises in advising both lenders and borrowers in connection with a variety of financing techniques, including syndicated lending, acquisition finance, property finance, mezzanine finance and shari’ah-compliant finance. He advises a range of clients, from private banks, banks, large corporates, private equity houses and debt platforms to property developers and investors. He has particular experience in real estate finance and the emerging markets. Jon regularly presents on banking and finance at the Henry Stewart Conferences.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Finance > Emerging markets

The team stands out as being really enthusiastic about the sector, interested in its clients, and motivated to make the transactions work for its clients‘, remarks one client of Charles Russell Speechlys LLP. The firm acts for large companies, growth companies and family businesses, as well as creators and owners of private wealth, their families and advisers. In emerging markets, it is best known for advising on investments in sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean, notably in the financial services, real estate, infrastructure and agribusiness sectors. The practice, led by the ‘technically very knowledgeable and very solutions-oriented‘ Adrian Mayer, handles debt and equity transactions for borrowers and lenders, as well as advising on the debt finance elements of private equity and fund investments. Head of financial services Jon Bond and head of the firm’s Caribbean group Hamish Perry are also recommended.