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John Kennedy

John Kennedy

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John is part of our Banking and Funds division, and has been a partner at the firm for over 15 years. 

His principal practice areas comprise UK and cross-border leveraged finance transactions for lenders and borrowers, upstream oil & gas project finance, general acquisition and corporate finance, including refinancing and restructures, and property (housebuilder) finance.

Key clients include i3 Energy, Tailwind Energy, Bank of Scotland, Stewart Milne Group and Aberdeen Football Club. Recent work highlights include:

  • Acting for i3 Energy in a funding package provided by Bybrook Capital, James Caird Investments and Lombard Odier Investment Managers Group, to fund the group’s 2019 appraisal and drilling programme at the Liberator and Serenity prospects
  • Acting for Tailwind Energy in its financing arrangements made available by the Mercuria Group in connection with its acquisition of the Triton offshore assets and EOG’s UK E&P interests
  • Acting for Bank of Scotland in connection with the demerger of Global Energy Group and the creation of the new Envoy Energy Group
  • Acting for Stewart Milne Group and Countesswells Developments in relation to their debt facilities from Bank of Scotland and HM Treasury
  • Acting for Magnesium Capital in relation to the debt finance made available by Clydesdale Bank in connection with its investment in Cyberhawk innovation
  • Acting for Aberdeen Football Club in connection with its financing of new training facilities at Westhill, Aberdeen

John has been recognised by Legal 500 as "the leading banking lawyer in the Aberdeen market". Chambers UK notes that John is highly regarded in the Aberdeen market and quotes one client describing him a "very capable and commercial lawyer".


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