Jessy Makdessi

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

London
United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 2597
London
United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 2597
Jessy Makdessi

Jessy Makdessi

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Biography

Jessy Makdessi is a banking lawyer based in London. She focuses on real estate finance transactions and has experience of acting for both lenders and borrowers across: domestic and cross-border debt financing matters; commercial and residential acquisitions; investment and development financings; project financings; loan portfolio sales; restructuring and general banking.


Professional experience

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  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales
  • Advised on the £1.35bn financing for phase 2 and 3 of Battersea Power Station, one of the largest UK real estate financing transactions
  • Assisted on the financing aspects of the £2bn joint venture between Malaysia's Eco World and Ballymore for the development of 3,000 luxury apartments in London
  • Advised on the multi-million pound investment and development financing of a portfolio of prime residential apartment buildings for a JV between Residential Land and a large Canadian pension fund
  • Advised ICBC on financing for the acquisition of Europa Student Accommodation
  • Advised The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc on various development and investment financings in the commercial, residential and retail sectors
  • Advised on the global restructuring of a confidential client
  • Advised on the acquisition of loan book portfolios valued in excess of £3bn for a large UK pension and investment company
  • Advised on the financing of the Boseto Copper Project in Botswana.