Since qualifying into the Banking team at Lawrence Stephens in November 2019, the majority of Milana’s clients have included leading lenders, banks, alternative debt providers and corporate borrowers.
Milana’s practice focuses on Banking and Secured Lending transactions. She has experience working on Real Estate Finance term loans and bridging loans (including acquisitions, refinances and development loans) across different asset classes as well as business loans, peer to peer loans, CBILS and Recovery Loan Scheme loans. She relishes in providing valuable technical expertise and advice, as well as taking a prudent and commercial approach where appropriate to get the deals done.
Milana has confidently and successfully managed the completion of numerous loans ranging between £100k-£30m of varying complexity. Her appreciation for the need to get loans completed quickly propels Milana to deliver the best service to her clients.
When she is not getting deals over the line, Milana enjoys spending time with her dog, Siggy, a shelter dog that she brought over to the UK from Israel. Milana also has a passion for cooking, with a special interest in Uzbek and Georgian cuisines.
Milana speaks Russian and Hebrew and considers herself a ‘global citizen’ because of her varied international background and upbringing.
“Milana has worked on our secured real estate transactions and has always been extremely adaptable; providing innovative solutions to complex problems that have arisen. She is very professional and hard-working.”