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Paul Matthews

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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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Structured Transactions


A partner at Morgan Lewis, Paul has been innovating and developing the role of swaps and repurchase agreements in cross-border finance transactions for more than 15 years. Paul has also been actively involved in the European credit derivative and synthetic securitization markets since their inception. He works with clients to meet their specific risk-management, funding, regulatory capital, and investment-driven objectives. Paul also focuses on applying and integrating derivatives and derivatives technology in structured finance transactions. Legal 500 UK notes that “Paul Matthews is ‘highly recommended and very focused on client relationships.” He advises a range of clients, including end users/funds, investment managers and advisers, financial institutions, banks, dealers, and investors in the UK and internationally. Paul also works on standalone derivatives, credit support, repurchase agreements, and securities lending documentation projects. For more information, view Paul's biography at


Inns of Court School of Law, 1993, Bar Vocational Course University of Sheffield, England, 1993, BA, Hons

London: Finance


Within: Securitisation

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP established its UK securitisation and structured finance team three years ago; since then it has quickly grown in size with the addition of highly experienced partners, including US and dual-qualified lawyers who manage cross-border transactions for US and UK clients, and who advise global clients on the issuance of securities in the US. London practice head Matthew Duncan has more than 25 years' experience in the European securitisation market; he acted for UniCredit Bank as sole parent shareholder, funder, and guarantor of UK residential mortgage securitisation company Redstone Mortgages on the sale of $1.25bn in subprime UK residential mortgages to Goldman Sachs International Bank. Duncan and Paul Matthews acted for BlackRock Investment Management on a £400m issuance under the London Wall RMBS programme. Duncan and Lisa Cargill, who handles asset-backed securitisation and structured finance, advised Pepper UK on the establishment of a £720m UK residential mortgage whole loan sale programme. Theresa Kradjian has a broad practice that includes UK RMBS, covered bonds, ABCP, and complex cross-border structured transactions.

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