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John is a partner in our banking and finance team. He has experience acting on a broad range of finance transactions including acquisitions, real estate and project finance, loan servicing and general corporate banking on both the lender and borrower sides. He also advises on the restructuring of distressed businesses and insolvency procedures.

He has a particular focus on the technology, healthcare, hospitality and renewable energy sectors. As well as advising on transactions, John has presented to clients at large industry conferences.

Recommended by The Legal 500 in the South East and London regions, John is noted for his ‘good commercial approach’ and the fact that he ‘responds quickly’.

Recent work highlights

  • £120 million financing for the development of a London hotel.
  • £84 million financing for the development of a 5 star London hotel.
  • £31 million financing for a construction company.
  • £20 million project financing of an anaerobic digestion plant.
  • £16.5 million financing for a property development.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 419867.

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