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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP

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Matthew Duncan

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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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Structured Transactions


A partner at Morgan Lewis, Matthew counsels clients on a wide range of banking, capital markets, and derivatives matters. Matthew’s experience includes advising institutions and other entities that operate, invest in, or deal with businesses that provide financial services and products to the consumer sector in the UK and other jurisdictions. With more than 20 years of experience Matthew is one of the most the most experienced lawyers in the European structured finance market, having been involved in the market since the late 1980s and through subsequent innovations, diversifications, regulatory changes, booms and recessions. His work covers the entire life cycle of securities transactions, from setting up origination platforms, to warehousing, to portfolio sales and purchases, to term capital markets financings, as well as developing new retail financial products. He has experience in an array of financings involving commercial mortgage loans, leases, insurance contracts, and other receivables and assets. For more information, view Matthew's biography at


University of Edinburgh, Scotland, 1988, LPC University of Edinburgh, Scotland, 1987, LLB, Hons

London: Finance


Within: Leading individuals

Matthew Duncan - Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP

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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