Justin Jowitt is a partner in the Finance practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's London office. Mr. Jowitt's practice is focused on banking work with a particular emphasis on borrowing base facilities for hedge fund financing and real estate finance.Mr. Jowitt's practice encompasses general corporate lending and syndications, project financing, restructurings, and DIP financings and real estate finance throughout Europe. With respect to the latter, he has acted for lenders and borrowers in all aspects of real estate finance, including senior and mezzanine investment and development facilities, loan sales and distribution, distressed debt, work outs and restructurings, and Sharia-compliant financings.
The University of Oxford, B.C.L., 1995
Represented Aareal Bank in relation to a Sharia-compliant facility for the acquisition of a UK shopping centre.
Represented Aareal Bank in relation to a €380million refinancing of a portfolio of logistics properties owned by Arcapita.
Represented Groupe du Louvre on the refinancing of their luxury and budget hotel portfolios.
Represented Investec Bank plc. in relation to numerous mezzanine loans.
Representing LaSalle Investment Management and Och-Ziff in relation to a number of mezzanine financings.
Representing Starwood Capital on the financing of their acquisition of the De Vere hotel venues and the Four Pillars hotel group.
Represented Starwood Capital on the financing of their acquisition of a hotel in Shoreditch, London.