Shayan Malad

Associate, London



Shayan Malad is a senior associate in our global Real Estate industry group based in London. 

Shayan has experience of advising on a range of financing transactions and is a specialist in real estate finance. He acts for lenders and borrowers on senior and mezzanine investment and development financing transactions across a variety of CRE asset classes and jurisdictions. Shayan also advises on Sharia-compliant financing transactions, loan sales and syndication, restructuring and loan-on-loan financing in the real estate finance space.

Prior to joining White & Case, Shayan trained at and was an associate in the banking and finance team of an international law firm.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
BA (Hons)
University of Warwick
Legal Practice Course
University of Law


Examples of his experience include:

  • Representation of Oaktree Capital Management on its acquisition of Tide Construction's co-living modular tower project in Croydon and associated development financing, joint venture and asset and development management agreements.
  • Representation of J.P. Morgan in its c. £225 million whole loan investment financing of a high-end residential block in Mayfair, London.
  • Representation of a global data centre developer and operator on a number of development financing transactions across Europe, with aggregate total commitments in excess of €1bn.
  • Representation of KSL Capital Partners LLP, a private equity firm dedicated to investing in travel and leisure businesses in connection with the mezzanine financing of a portfolio of European hospitality assets owned by premium operator, edyn.
  • Representation of a European private equity firm on the £175m investment, development and pipeline financing from a debt fund lender in respect to a portfolio of UK self-storage assets.
  • Representation of an international data centre developer on financing transactions in London and Germany, including the €400m senior and mezzanine development financing of a site in Frankfurt.
  • Representation of a global bank on several transactions including the c.£200m investment financing of a portfolio of student accommodation properties in London and the £170m senior financing of the acquisition of a hotel in Knightsbridge, London.*
  • Representation of a hotel management company on the finance aspects of the sale of the freehold title in relation to a UK hotel and the subsequent leveraging of the leasehold title.*

*Experience prior to joining White & Case