Gary Smith is a partner in the funds, finance and regulatory department at Fladgate.

He specialises in real estate finance, leveraged finance and corporate lending.

Gary acts for lenders and borrowers on both domestic and cross-border transactions. His experience includes acting on structured mezzanine and senior debt financing, restructurings and investment and development financings for financial institutions, fund structures and corporate vehicles.

An example of the transactions on which Gary has advised is acting for London & Regional Properties on the refinancing of 55 Baker Street. Senior debt was provided by BNP Paribas and TH Real Estate provided the mezzanine loan.

Gary was noted in the Legal 500 (2017) as having ‘very strong experience and industry knowledge’.

He qualified in 2000 and joined Fladgate in January 2012.