Halliwells head of real estate finance joins Fladgate

Our team: Kim McMurray

Fladgate LLP is delighted to announce a major boost to its real estate and finance practices with the appointment of partner Kim McMurray. Kim was formerly head of real estate finance at Halliwells in London.

Kim specialises in real estate finance, acting for both banks and borrowers, including Lloyds/HBoS, Bank of Ireland, Allied Irish, ING, RBS and Butterfield. She advises in relation to a range of finance arrangements including tax driven structures and has a particular expertise in the hotels, care home, education and retail sectors. Kim has been ranked as a leading lawyer for a number of years by both Chambers UK and the Legal 500 and her considerable experience will enhance Fladgate’s existing finance capability.

Commenting on the appointment, Fladgate Chairman Paul Leese said: “Our recent relocation to larger premises in Covent Garden signals the beginning of a new chapter for Fladgate and underlines our ambition, our confidence and our plans for future growth. Kim’s appointment is part of our continuing strategy to develop the firm and we are delighted to welcome her to Fladgate.”

Kim McMurray added: “I am delighted to be joining Fladgate. The firm has a track-record of good management, financial stability, anticipating change and adapting its business accordingly. I was attracted by the high level of technical expertise and efficiency offered by Fladgate’s finance team and by the vision the firm has for its future development. In joining Fladgate and working with many leading individuals, I am confident of delivering the highest levels of client service to the exacting standards needed in these challenging business times. With clients requiring total technical accuracy and added value through commercial awareness and business sense, Fladgate provides a first rate platform to meet these goals.”

Fladgate believes that its Covent Garden premises will enhance its attractiveness to potential rainmakers, and provide the platform from which it can implement its ambitious future growth plans. The firm will continue to identify senior individuals with specialist expertise to enhance its teams, as well as developing the people it already has.

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