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Ralph Picken

Ralph Picken

Consultant โ€“โ€“โ€“ London

Ralph was responsible in setting up the banking and financial services practice for Trowers and Hamlins' Oman office between 1981 and 1986. Since 1987, Ralph has had extensive experience in advising social landlords and lenders to social landlords in relation to a variety of forms of funding, including syndicated and bilateral lending (including group borrowing arrangements), capital markets issues and all types of derivative documentation. Since 1988 he has acted for a large number of RPs funding large scale voluntary transfers and estate transfers of Housing Stock. Ralph regularly advised high net worth overseas investors on their inward investment into the commercial and residential property market, and also advises on the English law aspects of Middle East project financings.

After over 30 years with the firm, Ralph retired in March 2012. He is now carrying out specific consultancy work for The Banking and Finance Department, including the review and update of all its precedent documentation.