Anthony Akka, Senior Associate, Real Estate Finance
I am a property lawyer with over 25 years' experience & expertise in the residential and commercial property industry with extensive commercial experience within the field of bridging & mainstream lending dealing with all legal aspects of loan transactions from both the Lender's and the Borrower's perspectives.
I have a particular expertise in transacting bridging loans & transactions in residential & commercial conveyancing with an emphasis on expediting matters through to completion.
I have a strong commitment to client care, efficiency and maintaining the highest professional standards together with a clear understanding of the needs of the Client having carried out work both as a lawyer in private practice, in house lawyer for a prominent bridging lender and an in house business manager and legal advisor for a privately owned and funded property developer/landlord.
I enjoy spending time with my Family, I am also Keen reader, enjoy cooking and many aspects of Art.
- Working in –house - Restructuring the day to operational management of the property business of a private self-funded property developer and landlord with residential & commercial property assets valued in in excess of £16 million.
- Creation of a new property department at niche firm, Forseti Law Solicitors in Manchester including all aspects of compliance, transactional procedures, client management and department development.
- Working with respected London based merchant bank and financial institution in the setting up of a student accommodation acquisition company and undertaking all of the property transactions thereunder to a value in excess of £15 million and the subsequent flotation and sale of the business.