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James Walton

James is a finance partner with over 20 years of post-qualification experience, with a particular focus on the property finance sector.

He advises on all forms of finance transaction, advising lenders, borrowers and other market participants on senior debt, mezzanine debt, equity investments, restructurings and enforcements. His clients include lenders, debt funds, loan servicers, private equity funds, insolvency practitioners and corporates.

He has extensive experience in both buying and selling loan portfolios and ‘working out’ those portfolios post-acquisition, including advising on restructuring and security enforcement strategies and working with clients to extract value from the acquired portfolio.

James has particular knowledge and experience of the evolving litigation funding market, advising and working with funders on the financing of disputes.

James’ commercial approach to problem solving is praised by clients, with Legal 500 describing him as “very practical and experienced”.

 

James Walton is keen to help, very practical and experienced.

Legal 500 UK Property Finance 2020

James Walton is keen to help, very practical and experienced.

Legal 500 UK Property Finance 2020

Credentials

  • Recommended in Legal 500 UK 2023

  • Associate Member of NARA (The Association of Property and Fixed Charge receivers)

  • Associate Member of R3 (The Association of Business Recovery Professionals)

Quotes

James Walton is a very personable and knowledgeable person to deal with. He is always accessible, happy to answer the...

Legal 500 UK 2023

James Walton is a very personable and knowledgeable person to deal with. He is always accessible, happy to answer the phone, and eases transactions through to completion, ensuring the process is as smooth as possible, irrelevant of any issues thrown up.

Legal 500 UK 2023

James Walton provides clear, concise and commercial advice. He is extremely experienced and doesn’t engage in point...

Legal 500 UK 2023

James Walton provides clear, concise and commercial advice. He is extremely experienced and doesn’t engage in point winning during commercial negotiations, which means transactions progress quickly.

Legal 500 UK 2023

James Walton is very helpful across a broad range of legal issues. If he doesn’t have the expertise himself, he wil...

Legal 500 UK 2023

James Walton is very helpful across a broad range of legal issues. If he doesn’t have the expertise himself, he will find it inhouse.

Legal 500 UK 2023

James Walton is opinion is always valued and his work is always of a very high standard. His blogs are also full of g...

Legal 500 UK 2023

James Walton is opinion is always valued and his work is always of a very high standard. His blogs are also full of good advice.

Legal 500 UK 2023

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James Walton

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James Walton

James is a finance partner with over 20 years of post-qualification experience, with a particular focus on the property finance sector.

He advises on all forms of finance transaction, advising lenders, borrowers and other market participants on senior debt, mezzanine debt, equity investments, restructurings and enforcements. His clients include lenders, debt funds, loan servicers, private equity funds, insolvency practitioners and corporates.

He has extensive experience in both buying and selling loan portfolios and ‘working out’ those portfolios post-acquisition, including advising on restructuring and security enforcement strategies and working with clients to extract value from the acquired portfolio.

James has particular knowledge and experience of the evolving litigation funding market, advising and working with funders on the financing of disputes.

James’ commercial approach to problem solving is praised by clients, with Legal 500 describing him as “very practical and experienced”.

 

Expertise

  • Banking & Finance: Overview
  • Property: Overview
  • Restructuring & Insolvency:  Overview
  • Property Finance and Loan Security
  • Restructuring and Distressed Assets
  • LPA Receiverships
  • Litigation funding

Credentials

  • Recommended in Legal 500 UK 2023

  • Associate Member of NARA (The Association of Property and Fixed Charge receivers)

  • Associate Member of R3 (The Association of Business Recovery Professionals)

Contact

Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7691 4006

Email:
james.walton@edwincoe.com

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