What they say
"A very professional team member, knowledgeable and approachable, she always tries to make the process as smooth as possible whilst putting the bank's interest first."
Legal 500 UK 2020
Elina is a Real Estate
Senior Associate, specialising in secured lending. She predominantly acts for banks, advising on loans commonly ranging from £500,000 to £15million. The loans Elina has advised on are secured against a range of commercial properties, typically office and light industrial units, warehouses, shops, restaurants, nurseries, hotels, care and nursing homes, as well as high value residential properties, residential portfolios and development sites.
In addition, as part of her all-round Elina commonly assists security teams and portfolio managers with existing account consents particularly lease reviews and further advances, additional security taking, security transfers and existing security reviews.
Elina also has experience of assisting on M&A transactions, having worked within the Corporate group for over two years prior to undertaking her training contract.
Recent work examples
- Acting for a lender financing several development sites by way of a revolving credit facility exceeding £8million
- Acting for a lender providing finance for a healthcare site on a fixed term loan basis exceeding £7million
- Advising a developer client in relation to the purchase of a high profile site in London with development plans supporting the active local community.