Andrew Welbourn

Andrew Welbourn

Partner, London


Phone +44 20 7296 2778

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

LanguagesEnglish, Italian

Practice groupFinance

Andrew now heads up the firm's London real estate finance practice, which includes over twenty fee earners within its ranks. The dedicated, close-knit team, which includes fellow partners Andrew Flemming and Jo Solomon, has gone from strength to strength in recent years, and is now ranked as a Tier 1 practice by Legal 500.  

Andrew hails from a banking and project finance practice background, and has experience of 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 ground-breaking 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.

Education and admissions


Law Society Final, The College of Law, Lancaster Gate

LL.B., University of Bristol

Related industries

Real Estate

Related areas of focus

Real Estate Finance

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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