Danny Peel

Danny Peel

  • Partner

Danny is a partner in the Finance Group specialising in real estate finance, fund finance and general corporate lending.

Real estate finance

Danny heads our Real Estate Finance Group. He acts for bank and non-bank lenders, real estate funds, real estate-backed corporates, and developers on all aspects of debt financing, including investment and development facilities. He has significant experience across asset classes, with a particular specialism advising private equity funds on financing alternative assets including healthcare, serviced offices, student accommodation and self-storage.

Fund finance

Danny has over 15 years' experience advising on fund finance matters. He has a long-established lender side practice where he regularly advises many of the most active lenders in the market on subscription, co-invest, net asset value (NAV) and hybrid facilities for private equity, private equity real estate, infrastructure and private debt funds. He also has a burgeoning borrower-side practice.

Co-head of Graduate Recruitment

As Co-head of Graduate Recruitment, Danny is responsible for finding the next generation of Travers Smith lawyers. He is also in charge of running the firm's PRIME Scheme, a City law firm-wide initiative which offers work experience to 16 and 17 year olds from less privileged backgrounds.

Danny sits on the British Property Federation Finance Committee and speaks and writes extensively on both real estate finance and fund finance matters.

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