Structured Finance

We work collaboratively with clients and their advisers on some of the most complex finance structures available to manage complexity, and get to the essentials.

Our global structured finance teams act for a wide range of banks, issuers, underwriters,  trustees, managers, sponsors, corporate service providers and other financial institutions providing specialist legal advice on all aspects of traditional and cutting-edge finance structures, from securitisations to asset-backed lending, repackagings and other structured finance transactions.


Structures we advise on include:

  • Aircraft and other asset finance
  • Asset-backed securities
  • Bankruptcy remote special purpose vehicles
  • Bond purchase and stripped coupon transactions using limited partnerships
  • Capital markets issuance, including Tier 1 capital structures
  • Cashbox and other preference share funded transactions
  • CDOs and CLOs including the structuring of risk retention vehicles
  • Commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS) and residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS)
  • Commercial paper conduits
  • Exchange-traded securities issuing vehicles (ETFS/ETFN)
  • Structured lending programmes to funds and funds of funds
  • Sharia compliant structured products
  • Structured note and repackaging programmes
  • Set-off and netting advice - we are the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) counsel in Jersey and Guernsey

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