Our Global Real Estate Finance team has a proven track record of advising both lenders and borrowers in finance transactions throughout the real estate industry and forms part of the International Finance, Projects and Restructuring Group led by Partner David Trott.
As a Senior Associate you will join a renowned and specialist Real Estate Finance team with the opportunity to lead and support on both UK and cross-border transactions, through our global network of offices. Led by Partner and UK Head, Toby Barker, the core team is 5 Partner strong with a wealth of experience and is internationally recognised for our representation of lenders and borrowers in complex structured finance transactions.
In addition to core real estate, the team has a market leading sports finance practice advising top tier lenders (such as Goldman Sachs) and deals on all aspects of sports finance, including stadium financing.
Supported by a sizeable team of Senior Associates and Associates the Real Estate Finance team works cohesively from Partner through to trainee, to support across the wide breadth of deals both UK and internationally. The team being regularly instructed on multi-jurisdictional transactions, across continental Europe in particular.
The Real Estate Finance team works collaboratively with the Real Estate, Tax and Corporate Groups to pull together a strong offering to our clients, who know they can rely on us at all stages of the transaction. From term sheet and structuring stage, through closing, tranching, syndication and securitisation, administration, servicing and, if required, restructuring. Over the last two years, the team has implemented a number of high profile and high value transactions including:
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
By joining one of the largest teams of dedicated finance lawyers in the world, you will receive support from Partners devoted to developing and achieving your goals. Candidates will enjoy a uniquely dynamic and specialist range of work, acting for borrowers and creditors at all levels of the capital structure. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
We do not set upper or lower limits of PQE for any of our vacancies. We have however given an indicative PQE as an approximate guide for applicants. Candidates who have at least 7 years’ PQE are likely to have the right level of knowledge and have gained the right level of experience needed to be able to successfully undertake this role.
The ideal candidate will be:
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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.
Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.
We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.
We know that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.