Chris Brooks > Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Work Department

Chris is a principal associate in our Banking Group. He specialises in Real Estate Finance.

His recent experience includes 1) advising a debt fund on the mezzanine financing of a five star hotel in Barcelona; 2) advising a debt fund on various whole loan facilities in Ireland, Spain and Germany; 3) advising a listed debt provider on various UK residential (build to sell and PRS) development financings; 4) advising Barclays Bank PLC on its investment in the £1bn Housing Delivery Fund alongside Homes England and the related loan and intercreditor arrangements; 5) advising a debt fund on the loan note funding of a logistics portfolio in France; and 6) acting for an insurance company on a £150m revolving credit facility secured on its senior living development portfolio.

He is regarded by Legal 500 as a leading individual.



Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Property finance

The real estate finance team at Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP has a strong practice, advising both lenders and borrowers on UK and pan-European mandates; the firm’s international presence is an asset on cross-border deals. The team is particularly noted for its development finance expertise. Simon Mead is praised as ‘an extremely experienced finance lawyer‘ and he heads the department, which is also home to Robert Ludwig, who advises banks and debt funds on senior and mezzanine transactions, and Chris Brooks, who has a strong pan-European practice. Sheena Wells and Jane Allen are also notable names.