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Paul Kenneth

Senior Associate
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Awards

Law Society Accredited Specialist

Overview

Paul is a Senior Associate in our Banking and Finance Team specialising in real estate finance. 

Paul acts for all Scottish clearing banks and a number of other UK and foreign lenders in connection with all areas of secured lending including property due diligence in real estate finance transactions, drafting facility and security documentation, providing security reviews and providing advice in connection with matters arising from securities including ranking agreements, consents to leases and option agreements.

Paul has acted for lenders in a number of renewable transactions including the refinancing of a number of wind farm sites throughout the UK and the financing of hydro schemes.

Paul regularly acts in cross border transactions and supports City and International law firms by dealing with Scottish security documentation and providing input into the transaction documentation as a whole.

Paul has also been involved in large due diligence projects and advised on the terms of loan and security documentation in transactions involving the sale of distressed loan books. 

Paul has wide experience in commercial real estate and has been awarded a Signet Accreditation in Commercial Property by the WS Society.  Recent experience includes acting for a pension fund in the acquisition of an office block in Edinburgh, acting for a property developer in the acquisition of surplus government property and acting for tenants in leases of office and retail premises.

Paul has been awarded the Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency by the Insolvency Practitioners Association.  As well as acting for insolvency practitioners and lenders in the sale of distressed assets, Paul has advised on the various insolvency procedures and has recent experience in advising companies in relation to pre-pack administrations.

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Business

Paul specialises in real estate finance and acts for all Scottish clearing banks and other UK and foreign lenders in property due diligence in real estate finance transactions, drafting facility and security documentation, providing security reviews and providing advice in connection with ranking agreements, consents to leases and option agreements.

Paul has acted for lenders in a number of renewable transactions including the refinancing of a number of wind farm sites throughout the UK and the financing of hydro schemes.

Paul regularly acts in cross border transactions and supports City and International law firms by dealing with Scottish security documentation and providing input into the transaction documentation.

Paul has advised on the terms of loan and security documentation in transactions involving the sale of distressed loan books. 

Paul also advises on the various insolvency procedures and has recent experience in advising on pre-pack administrations

Areas of Expertise: 

Recent content by Paul Kenneth:

Commercial Real Estate

Paul specialising in real estate and real estate finance and has a Signet Accreditation in Commercial Property by the WS Society.  Paul acts for a number of property clients in acquisitions, sales and leasing (both landlord and tenant). Recent experience includes acting for a pension fund in the acquisition of an office block in Edinburgh, acting for a property developer in the acquisition of surplus government property and acting for tenants in leases of office and retail premises. 

Paul also acts for all Scottish clearing banks and a number of other UK and foreign lenders in connection with all areas of real estate finance including property due diligence, drafting facility and security documentation, providing security reviews, providing advice in connection with matters arising from securities including ranking agreements, consents to leases and option agreements.  Paul also acts for insolvency practitioners and lenders in the sale of distressed real estate.

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Recent content by Paul Kenneth:

What our clients and peers say

"Paul Kenneth is praised for his "legal knowledge", "responsiveness", "attention to detail" and "high-quality advice"

- Legal 500

Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency (CPI)

Insolvency Practitioners Association

Signet Accreditation in Commercial Property

WS Society

Memberships

Publications and Presentations

August 2015
"Securities granted by Scottish entities and securities over Scottish property" - Recovery Magazine