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Grant Docherty is an experienced banking lawyer who has significant experience representing lenders and borrowers across numerous sectors.
He has represented banks, financial institutions, corporate borrowers and financial services and banking regulators based in the UK, US, Hong Kong, and China.
Specific areas of interest for him are real estate finance (investment, development and structured financings), leveraged acquisition finance (in relation to the funding of corporate acquisitions, MBOs and MBIs), renewables finance (in particular wind farms), project finance (including infrastructure projects), large corporate financings (usually via international jurisdictions) and asset finance (including ship and aircraft finance). Grant also has significant experience in debt restructuring, gained while working in Hong Kong during the Asian financial crisis and, more recently, in the UK during the financial crisis of 2008 and beyond.
He is a member of the R&A in St Andrews.
He is qualified in Scotland and Hong Kong.