James Walton

Partner, Rosling King LLP
James operates a varied practice with a key focus area being the real estate finance sector. He has 13 years’ post qualification experience advising lenders, investors, financial institutions, private equity funds and loan servicers on all forms of finance transaction, including senior and mezzanine lending, debt purchasing, restructuring and loan workouts. James has a wealth of experience in advising buyers and sellers on transactions involving the disposal of portfolios of secured and unsecured debt. He advises a range of large corporate, SME’s, private equity funds and insolvency practitioners on all forms of corporate transactions, including sales and acquisitions, insolvency situations, corporate restructuring and joint ventures, again with a key focus on the real estate sector. Working closely with Rosling King’s Dispute Resolution Group, James has been involved in numerous high profile litigation cases involving real estate finance issues, securitisation and other forms of complex financial structures. He is an Associate Member of NARA (The Association of Property and Fixed Charge Receivers) and an Associate Member of R3 (The Association of Business Recovery Professionals) and regularly speaks at seminars and client workshops on issues related to his practice areas Author of:
  • Loan to value covenants
  • Contributed to


    Loan to value covenants
    Practice Note

    This Practice Note looks at the key features of loan to value (LTV) covenants (also known as debt service coverage ratios or DSCRs), possible issues with calling an event of default based on a LTV covenant breach, potential challenges to an event of default based on a LTV covenant breach, remedying a LTV covenant breach, and the impact of the recovering property market on reliance upon LTV covenant breaches. This Practice Note ha been produced in partnership with Alexander Pelopidas, James Walton and Matthew Brew of Rosling King LLP.

    Practice areas


    • LLB Hons


    • Specialist Panel

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