Andrew Welbourn

Andrew Welbourn


Email andrew.welbourn@​

Phone +44 20 7296 2778

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

LanguagesEnglish, Italian

Practice groupFinance

Clients say he is "very good at driving the process and making sure we stick to timetables and cost."

Chambers 2018 Real Estate Finance

Andrew Welbourn hails from a banking and project finance practice background and has experience working on major international transactions involving the financing of gas pipelines, motorways, CCGT power stations, and hospitals.

He spent five years in the firm's Milan office between 2002 and 2007, where he was responsible for building up the firm's Italian banking and project finance capability and advising lenders and sponsors on a number of groundbreaking deals including the financing of a major hospital outside Venice and line 5 of the Milan Metro.

Andrew now concentrates on domestic and cross-border real estate finance deals, representing banks, debt funds, borrowers, and funds on a wide range of transactions.

Awards and recognitions


Real Estate Finance: Leading Individual
Chambers and Partners


Property Finance: Leading Individual
Legal 500

Education and admissions


Law Society Final, The College of Law, Lancaster Gate

LL.B., University of Bristol


Law Society

Representative experience

Advising a number of major banks including HSBC, RBS, Lloyds, CACIB and a major financial institution on a wide range of UK real estate finance transactions

Advising various lenders and borrowers on a number of international and cross-border REF transactions in jurisdictions including the Netherlands, France, Italy and Germany

Advising SABMiller during the course of the last 8 years on revolving and local debt finance facilities across the globe

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