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Hogan Lovells International LLP

Work Department

Capital Markets




David Palmer is a counsel in the firm’s Capital Markets team. He advises on a range of securitisation and structured debt capital markets transactions covering a number of different asset classes. David’s current areas of focus include public and private securitisation transactions and forward flow arrangements in the automotive and Fintech sectors and is also active in the residential mortgage and consumer loan space.

In the automotive sector David has worked with originators, arrangers, and investors on a number of private and public transactions involving automotive hire purchase, lease and loan receivables and dealer floorplan receivables in jurisdictions across Europe, including one of the first UK automotive STS transactions.

In the Fintech sector David has worked with alternative bank lenders and investors on public and private securitisations and forward flow transactions in the consumer and SME space.

David has co-authored several articles, including for the Journal of International Banking and Financial Law in respect of online lending platforms and securitisation.


English, Italian

Lawyer Rankings

London > Finance > Securitisation

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.