James Dibble has experience representing lenders and borrowers on a wide range of banking and finance transactions, with particular focus on real estate. He also has experience in emerging markets.
James regularly acts for commercial banks, private equity funds, and private companies in real estate finance transactions across a number of asset classes in both investment and development transactions, with recent deals in the office, hotel, retail, and private residential sectors. He also acts for clients on the financing of nonperforming loan (NPL) portfolio acquisitions, including the financing arrangements for the recent acquisition of a €1.3 billion portfolio in Greece.
Recent transactions include Blackstone's financing of the acquisition and subsequent development of a commercial office property in central London, the financing by Wells Fargo, N.A. of the acquisition of a large portfolio of retail properties located throughout the UK, and the refinancing by a private equity fund of a number of its NPL portfolios.
James also has been seconded to an international investment bank where he worked on several portfolio acquisitions and restructurings.
- BPP Law School (Legal Practice Course 2011); Cambridge University (B.A. Hons. in Law 2010)
- Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales