Ben advises clients on a range of domestic and international banking and finance transactions with particular experience advising lenders and other finance parties on real estate finance transactions.
Before joining Farrer & Co in April 2020, Ben trained at a global US firm where he acted for a range of lenders financing the acquisition or development of property. He has also acted for borrowers and agents on complex refinancing and restructuring transactions as well as loan-on-loan facilities. Ben has significant experience acting for non-bank lenders financing assets in overseas jurisdictions and has worked on deals involving a wide range of sectors including residential, retail, hospitality and healthcare.
Whilst training he also worked in other parts of the debt market. He helped advise credit fund issuers on several private placements of notes with institutional and individual investors and on fund formation including the establishment of risk retention structures for US and European CLO managers.
Ben is known for his calm and focused approach which helps him break down complexity and provide clear and commercial advice to clients.