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Rowena Marshall

Partner, Banking and Finance

As a Partner in Forsters’ Banking and Finance team, Rowena advises both lenders and borrowers on all areas of banking and finance, whether in the domestic or international sphere.

With expertise in corporate and acquisition finance, Rowena has particular experience in real estate finance (both investment and development), having advised on numerous residential development schemes and multi-property portfolios across a diverse sector range, including retail, student accommodation, healthcare, alternative living and PRS.

Her lender clients include retail and private banks, challenger banks and alternative lenders, while on the borrower side she acts for funds and institutional investors, developers, high net worth individuals, family trusts and investment companies, to name a few.

Approachable, commercial and pragmatic, Rowena is adept at understanding her clients and their needs and proactively drives transactions forward to completion. She has an acute awareness of market practice and this, combined with her in-depth knowledge, ensures that clients can fully rely on her judgment and advice.

Rowena attended Bristol university before training and qualifying at a City firm. She joined Forsters in 2014.


Vineyards & Wineries

Forsters are delighted to be launching our Vineyards & Wineries practice. The cross-departmental team draws upon our strengths from across the firm, a combination of expertise that is rare if not unique in the market. The increasing number of vineyards we look after complements our exceptional book of landed estates, and is testament to our ability to look after landowning clients, whatever their business and whatever challenges they face.

An image of a vineyard


Generation Now - Disrupting Perceptions

A Forsters podcast series that delves into the minds of some of today’s most ambitious and successful entrepreneurs. They have grown businesses that are disrupting the way we live, how we buy, and the way businesses are run. How have the life experiences of this generation informed their success and what can we learn from them?

Generation Now - Disrupting Perceptions


Green loans and their application in the real estate sector

The government has committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and has made it clear that the financial services play a key role in supporting this by financing the 'greening' of the economy.

Lend for Sustainability

"Approachable, friendly and has all the knowledge and skill set required to support our business."
Chambers UK, 2022
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