Real Estate Finance and Banking

Brecher’s Property Finance and Banking team is one of the largest advising in the mid-market.

Brecher works with a wide variety of lenders, from the more established names to some of the newer entrants into the market, encompassing alternative lenders, disruptors, funds, specialist property lenders, agglomerations of capital, private lenders and family offices.

Brecher regularly advises borrowers, from developers, funds and family offices in all aspects of their debt transactions (including where appropriate co-ordination with overseas jurisdictions).

Financing structures we advise upon include syndicated, club and bilateral loans (senior or mezzanine) and some of the newer A/B structures.

We also regularly advise on complex, innovative and unusual funding solutions for borrower clients and assist them in negotiating complex loan documents with their funders.

We advise on the following areas:

  • Real estate development finance
  • Real estate investment finance
  • Secured lending
  • Bridging finance
  • Islamic finance
  • Mezzanine lending
  • Stretched senior loans
  • Whole loan funding
  • Loan on loan facilities
  • Acquisition finance with an underlying property asset
  • Equity investment
  • PRS/Build to rent financing
  • Hotel financing
  • Student accommodation funding
  • Co-living funding
  • Loans to high net worth individuals on high value residential acquisitions
  • Restructuring and enforcement of loans, including security reviews
  • Inter-creditor arrangements

For further information, please contact Richard Gilchrist.


‘Brecher has a long history of acting for property lenders and the team reflect that experience, having a wealth of knowledge and expertise across the range of transaction types. They also know and have often acted for many of the participants in the market and that market knowledge is also very valuable.’

‘What distinguishes Brecher LLP from other law firm is their competitive pricing, a strong understanding of lenders’ requirements, their commercial view point on difficult points of negotiation, and open and transparent communication.’

‘Michelle Brown and Kate George have a commercial view point on risks, in-depth knowledge on legal matters affecting the industry, and are good at maintaining a high degree of professionalism.’


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