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Howard Davison

Senior Associate Solicitor

Biography

Howard has considerable experience in acting for lenders and borrowers on all aspects of banking and finance but has a particular focus on real estate finance, including both development and investment finance.

Recent highlights

  • Advising a property lending fund on a £63.9m investment and development facility for a Leeds-based property and development company. This will refinance existing student accommodation schemes and hotels in Leeds and Nottingham and finance the development of further student accommodation schemes and hotels in Leeds, Liverpool and Newcastle.
  • Advising a property lending fund on a £31.5m investment facility to refinance a portfolio of six hotels in England and Scotland, operated under a series of management agreements and franchise agreements.
  • Advising a London based private bank on a £55m investment facility to refinance a large multi-let retail property on Oxford Street.
  • Advising a London based private bank on a £120m facility to refinance a large owner-operated hotel in Kensington (subsequently re-branded under a franchise agreement).
  • Advising a major insurance fund on a £90m investment facility to refinance a portfolio of 12 office and high value residential investment properties across central London.
  • Advising a bank on facilities totalling £53.3m to refinance a portfolio of 26 office and light industrial properties and to finance capex and future acquisitions.