Iain is a Partner in our banking and finance team and is a highly regarded finance practitioner, well known for his collaborative approach to negotiation. He specialises in advising lenders and borrowers on all aspects of banking work, including corporate and commercial banking, property finance, Islamic finance, debt and capital markets and securitisation. Iain has acted on some of the most high-profile transactions of recent years, including both of the transactions lauded as “monster UK hotel portfolio sales” and, in the loan book trading space, on the multibillion pound acquisition of a global commercial real estate business by an international bank - hailed as the largest real estate transaction since the financial crisis.
Iain previously worked with the finance and capital markets division at a ‘Magic Circle’ law firm and, prior to joining Shepherd and Wedderburn, held the position of Vice President legal with Barclays Bank, working between Glasgow and London.
Delivering a broad range of transactions from large scale loan book diligence, real estate and acquisition finance to securitisation and restructurings, all to the highest possible levels of knowledge and service.