Madeleine heads up the Real Estate Finance team at international law firm, Osborne Clarke LLP. She specialises in all types of real estate finance work, including development and investment financings on both a syndicated and bilateral basis.

Madeleine acts for all the UK clearing banks as well as a number of specialised real estate debt funds including Aeriance, Laxfield Capital and ICG Longbow. Madeleine also acts for mezzanine lenders, servicers, special servicers, funds, developers and a large number of corporate borrowers including Student Castle, IDI Gazeley and U and I.

She has experience of a variety of borrowing structures such as limited partnerships, offshore entities, limited liability partnerships, joint venture arrangements and property unit trusts.

Madeleine joined Osborne Clarke in September 2011 from BLP, where she worked for five years in their real estate finance team. Madeleine is ranked as a leading individual for real estate finance in Chambers 2017 and a notable practitioner in Legal 500 2017.

Work

Royal Bank of Scotland

Advised on four new property accessions under an existing £80m revolving credit facility.

Royal Bank of Scotland

Advised on a £61m facility to refinance existing indebtedness of Canadian & Portland Estates plc in relation to a portfolio of properties.

Royal Bank of Scotland

Advised on its loan facilities to Pyros Environmental Limited, for its acquisition of the waste management business of Veolia at Fawley

a UK clearing bank

Advised a £60m funder and subsequently the receivers of a multisite mixed use residential and commercial property portfolio which included the ongoing management of the sites and subsequent realisation

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