James Irvine > Dentons > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Dentons
ONE FLEET PLACE
LONDON
EC4M 7WS
England

Work Department

Banking.

Position

James is a multi-specialist corporate finance lawyer with emphasis on real estate finance (including hotels), restructuring, general banking and asset based lending.  James now acts primarily for banks, other financial institutions and borrowers on a range of mainstream transactions and he has both transactional and general advisory experience.

Career

trained: Slaughter and May, qualified 2002; associate Slaughter and May 2002-08; senior associate SNR Denton UK LLP (Formerly Denton Wilde Sapte) 2008-11, partner Dentons UKMEA LLP (formerly SNR Denton UK LLP) 2011-present.

Languages

French (conversational).

Memberships

Law Society.

Education

University of Cambridge (MA 1994); College of Law (CPE 1998, LPC 1999); King’s College London (postgraduate diploma 2005).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Property finance

Dentons acts for major financial institutions and corporate borrowers, as well as private banks and private wealth teams, regarding investment and development financings. With a sizeable global network, it is adept at cross-border and European financings. ‘Commercial‘ practice co-head Simon Tweedle has expertise in advising both borrowers and lenders on asset classes such as offices, retail and residential properties, hotels, care homes, student accommodation and shopping centres. Co-head James Irvine focuses on real estate finance involving hotels and related restructurings. Simon Masri similarly has expertise in hotel investments.