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Hogan Lovells International LLP

Work Department

Capital Markets: Securitisation (London (Firms))




Julian Craughan focuses on structured finance and capital market transactions. Over the years he has advised key participants (including lenders, arrangers, originators and swap providers) on these transactions in the United Kingdom and across Continental Europe. Julian’s involvement in the structured finance market has covered a wide variety of asset classes including consumer receivables, student loans, trade receivables, commercial mortgages, residential mortgages and infrastructure assets. He has also acted on many automotive receivables securitisations in Europe including lease, hire purchase, and dealer floor plan transactions.

His current areas of focus include SME and online or marketplace lending securitisations. Regulatory developments have been high on the agenda in both the securitisation and derivatives markets over the last few years and Julian has advised, spoken and written widely on the regulatory developments affecting these markets.




LL.B., University College London.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Finance > Securitisation

(Hall of Fame)

Julian CraughanHogan Lovells US LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP is known for its partner-led approach to complex and multi-jurisdictional transactions across a wide range of asset classes, as well as its involvement in innovative, market-first deals. It played a part in some of the initial STS transactions in Europe, as well as in the first AAA-rated marketplace lending securitisation at issuance, alongside portfolio sale financings and full capital stack structures. It is widely regarded as a market leader in automotive and lease deals, and is also an active player in mortgage-backed securities and whole business securitisations. James Doyle leads the international debt capital markets group, in which the securitisation practice sits. The lead practitioners are Julian Craughan who has a particular focus on consumer assets including residential, automotive and lease receivable securitisation; ‘helpful and pragmatic adviserTauhid Ijaz who had broad-ranging expertise in securitisation, structured finance and capital markets transactions; and New York-qualified partner Dennis Dillon who focuses primarily on trade receivables deals and commercial paper conduits. Senior counsel David Hudd is also recommended and counsel David Palmer plays a growing role in the practice. Kit Johnson leads the dedicated trustee practice.

London > Projects, energy and natural resources > Water

Hogan Lovells International LLP has a sizeable water and utilities group with a multidisciplinary approach, demonstrating experience in energy, utilities, and natural resources. The practice handles a broad range of water-related matters from corporate, finance and litigation to regulatory matters. The practice is led by Philip Robb and Charles Ford. Julian Craughan is also noted.