Christian Anthony


T: +44 20 7814 8000
D: +44 20 7814 8437

Summary Open

Christian is an Associate in the London Real Estate group. Christian advises on domestic and cross-border real estate transactions, including sales, acquisitions, lettings, financings, developments and real estate aspects of corporate M&A transactions. Christian regularly represents investors, banks, borrowers, developers and other financial institutions.

Since joining Watson Farley & Williams in 2015, Christian has worked in the firm’s London and Bangkok offices.

Experience Open

    Christian’s experience includes advising:
    • An international hotel owner on the £95m and €21.5m refinancing of two London hotels and one Amsterdam hotel.
    • On a c£20m facility to facilitate the development of a 108 apartment, eighty-storey residential development in Manchester.
    • On a c£5m facility to facilitate the development of 74 homes in south west England.
    • On the finance aspects of a c£600m corporate acquisition of a property portfolio by a major international property development company.
    • An international energy company in relation to the real estate aspects of a proposed deep water port LNG terminal, including negotiating the onshore land agreements required for the project.
    • A challenger bank on various development financings for residential schemes.
    • The borrower on a c£15m mixed-used development in Spitalfields, London.
    • A Monegasque bank in connection with the refinancing of a prime residential property in Central London.
    • The BP Pension Fund in relation to the acquisition and development of numerous retails parks in the United Kingdom.
    • A US based client on a real estate demerger of a c£100m commercial real estate portfolio.
    • A commercial real estate developer in relation to a student accommodation in Cambridge, United Kingdom.