Andrea Zemenides Senior Associate

Speaks:  English, Spanish, Greek

Qualified: 2013 - Solicitor of England & Wales

Primary office:  London

Andrea Zemenides

Andrea Zemenides is a London based senior associate who advises on the finance aspects of complex structured and secured real estate finance transactions in the UK and in Europe.

Andrea has acted for a range of lenders and borrowers on both bilateral and syndicated facilities. She has worked with a range of clients, including banks, financial institutions and corporate borrowers advising in particular on investment and development facilities, hotel financing and portfolio transactions. Andrea has particular experience working on acquisitions of large care home portfolios, and on purpose-built student accommodation properties.


Acting for lenders includes assisting both Santander and RBS on a £22m club facility for the acquisition by 90 North of a portfolio of carehomes, working for a major clearing bank on a cross-jurisdictional £81.5m portfolio refinancing and advising a German bank on a prime city financing.

Acting for borrowers includes acting for GCP Student Living plc on facilities for the acquisition of newly built student accommodation, advising Haulfryn Group (a major leisure operator and owner) on the refinancing of £50m debt and acting for Formation Capital LLC on the acquisition of the Southern Cross/NHP Group, on £100m acquisition facilities for Meridian Healthcare Group, and a £172m sale and leaseback financing with a US REIT.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2016

    • Career
      July 2016
      Gowling WLG (UK) LLP, senior associate
    • Career
      Gowling WLG (UK) LLP, associate
  • 2015

    • Career
      June 2015
      Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP, Associate
  • 2013

    • Career
      September 2013
      Lawrence Graham LLP, Associate
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
  • 2011

    • Career
      September 2011
      Lawrence Graham LLP, Trainee
  • 2009

    • Education
      June 2009
      University of Cambridge, MA (Hons) Law