James Golunski | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
James Golunski
James Golunski

James Golunski

Associate, London

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James is an associate in the Firm's Real Estate team in the London office. James has experience of working on a wide range of commercial property transactions both domestic and international including in relation to real estate investment acquisitions and disposals, the property aspects of corporate, project finance and private equity transactions, real estate financing, landlord and tenant work and real estate management.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales


  • Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, University of Swansea
  • MA, Land Economy, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge


  • English


Cerberus on its successful bid for a high-profile multi-jurisdictional NPL portfolio and ongoing advice in relation to the portfolio.

Cerberus on its bid for various real estate loan portfolios in the UK, Scotland and Republic of Ireland (with aggregate loan book value of over £500 million).

Advising Cerberus on the acquisition of Motherwell Shopping Centre and Redcar Shopping Centre.

Oaktree Capital Management on its acquisition of The Serviced Apartment Company (SACO).

Blackstone on their $2.7 billion acquisition of Obligo's Nordic real estate portfolio.

Liberty Property Trust, a US based REIT in relation to its proposed development of a new mixed-use community in the UK (to include residential development, commercial buildings and community and infrastructure facilities).

A large bank on various real estate financing transactions across Europe.

Energetický a průmyslový holding (EPH) on the real estate aspects of its agreement to buy Eggborough Power Limited.

J.P. Morgan and Nomura International, acting as global coordinators and bookrunners, on the real estate aspects of its £725 million senior debt financing package for the Bestway Group's £620 million acquisition of the Co-operative Group's Pharmacy business.

Beal Bank and Jefferies LLC on real estate aspects of a US$420 million refinancing of three combined cycle turbines in the UK.

Keter Group, the world's largest producer of quality resin consumer products, on real estate aspects of the acquisition by BC Partners Ltd and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board of a majority stake in the group from the Sagol family.

Energetický a průmyslový holding (EPH) on the real estate aspects of its agreement to buy South Humber and Langage power plants from Centrica.