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Real Estate Finance

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Partner

Real Estate Finance

Expertise

Russell is a specialist real estate finance lawyer, with over 20 years’ experience leading teams of international lawyers on numerous high profile and complex domestic and international cross-border real estate and development finance transactions. He also has extensive insolvency and corporate recovery and acquisition expertise and is recognised as an expert in his field in major legal directories. Russell has developed a high-profile lender and developer client base and has extensive business development, management and training experience. He is also part of the firm’s specialist Equestrian group.

Russell Advises

  • Large international banks and lenders
  • Major and smaller developers alike
  • All real estate buyers and sellers
  • Large corporates, SMEs and individuals
  • Insolvency and corporate recovery practitioners

Experience Highlights

Russell has acted for numerous high-profile lenders, borrowers, developers, vendors and purchasers including:

  • Santander
  • Deutsche Hypo
  • Handelsbanken
  • Secure Trust Bank
  • Abbey Group
  • BLME

Career History

Previous Law Firms

  • Partner, Bird & Bird LLP (2004-2020)
  • Head of Real Estate, Landwell (PwC) (2002-2004)
  • Trainee, Solicitor and Senior Solicitor, Wilde Sapte/Denton Wilde Sapte (1992-2002)

Memberships

  • Princes Youth Business Trust Adviser and Panel Chairman
  • Racehorse Owners Association
  • Director Old Elthamians Assoc and OE Charitable Trust
  • Various sporting and fine wine memberships

Education

  • Guildford Law School
  • University of Reading (LLB Law)
  • Eltham College

Get in touch

For further advice please contact us for a consultation.

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UK Contact

+44 (0)3330 143 401 info@gunnercooke.com
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Germany Contact

+49 30 220 131-000 centralservices@gunnercooke.de