Aleksandra Coudounaris

Aleksandra Coudounaris

Associate

Aleks works on a broad range of debt capital markets transactions with a particular focus on covered bonds (programmes and issuances), medium term notes, residential mortgage-backed securities and asset-backed securities in the Australian, Euro and UK markets. 
Aleks joined the firm's London office from the Sydney office where she was advising APAC clients in relation to various debt capital markets transactions.

Experience

Representative matters

Twin Bridges 2023-1 plc and Twin Bridges 2023-2 plc - the joint lead managers on the securitisations of buy-to-let residential mortgage loans originated by Paratus

Brants Bridge 2023-1 plc – the joint lead managers on the securitisations of owner-occupied residential mortgage loans originated by Paratus

A global financial institution on various updates and issuances under its EUR35 billion global covered bond programme

A financial institution on updates and issuances under its EUR60bn global covered bond programme

Pro bono

Participation in the GROW Mentoring initiatives organised by the firm's London office.

Australian Securitisation Forum: Women in Securitisation networking group. 

Communitas: Pro Bono committee. 

Australian Business and Community Network - mentor for the following programmes: 
Focus - aims to provide young women with the essential leadership skills they need to engage in a successful, meaningful career. 
Future Thinkers - aims to build creative and innovative problem-solving skills through the process of design thinking. 
Goals - designed to encourage the completion of high school and widen the aspirations of students in their middle years of high school. 
 

Qualifications

Admissions

Admitted as a solicitor, New South Wales, Australia, 2019

Academic

College of Law (Sydney, Australia), 2019
Graduate Diploma in Law, University of Sydney (Sydney, Australia), 2018
Master in Law LL.M., European Law School - Maastricht University (Maastricht, The Netherlands), 2013
Bachelor in Law LL.B., European Law School - Maastricht University (Maastricht, The Netherlands), 2012
Disclaimer
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.