Ranked InLondon (Firms)
Capital Markets: Structured Finance & Derivatives (Band 2)
Practice Areas: Derivatives and structured finance. Derivatives practice covers all underlyings (including credit, equity etc) for both OTC and exchange-traded derivatives, as well as repo and stocklending and, more recently, central clearing of OTCs. Advises on close outs, netting and collateral, as well as on investment manager issues. Structured finance practice covers securitisations (RMBS, CMBS), CDOs, structured and leveraged repo and similar structures, typically acting for investor, asset manager, liquidity provider and swap provider.
Professional Memberships: Law Society, ISDA.
Career: Trained at Field Fisher Waterhouse. Qualified 1996; Partner since 2003.
Publications: Summaries of ISDA Close-Out Netting Opinions.
Personal: Married with one son. Lives in Richmond. Other interests include football (Aston Villa), cycling and real ale.