Amanda Lemesle Adams

Amanda Lemesle Adams


Amanda has a wide range of expertise advising lenders and borrowers on corporate lending, real estate finance, social housing finance and focusing primarily on fund finance.
Amanda has been acting for over twelve years on fund finance and has experience working on subscription lines, NAV facilities and hybrid facilities.


Representative matters

A leading Asian fund on a USD400,000,000 hybrid fund finance facility.

A global financial institution in respect of a capital call facility for a transport and infrastructure fund.

The lenders on an umbrella facility to a European asset manager.

The 2020 European Fund for Energy, Climate Change and Infrastructure in relation to a capital call facility.

Pro bono

Acting for the Rwanda Innovation Fund as they set up their first fund.

Working with Dress for Success to facilitate women returning to the workforce.



Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2010


BA (Hons), Oxford University, 2005 

Graduate Diploma in law, 2006 

Legal Practice Course, 2007


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.