Ed Borrini has 20 years of experience representing lenders and borrowers in all aspects of banking transactions, with a particular emphasis on real estate finance and emerging markets deals (whether energy, commodity, or otherwise).
Ed has extensive experience in real estate finance across a number of asset classes for both investment and development transactions, with recent deals in the hotel, care home, office, retail, and residential sectors. He also acts for clients on the financing of NPL portfolio acquisitions, including the financing arrangements for the recent acquisition of a €1.3 billion portfolio in Greece. Ed's experience in emerging markets extends to all types of energy and commodity-related transactions, including PXF, prepayment, and reserve-based lending, and he has wide experience in Africa, CIS states, and Latin America.
Ed regularly presents on banking and finance matters and is recognized as a leading individual in legal directories.
In Practice: Everyone for themselves, Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law
- October 10, 2013
How to Reduce Your Investment Risk with BITs?
- The College of Law, Chester (Legal Practice Course with commendation 1997); University of Oxford (M.A. in Jurisprudence 1996)
- Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
Chambers (2016): described as "a consummate professional" where clients say "when he steps up to bat, he can really push a point and negotiate on our behalf very well"
The Lawyer Awards 2015: Winner, Corporate Team of the Year
The Legal 500 UK (2016) — named as a leading individual and "greatly valued both by banks and trading houses" for high-end, big-ticket work