Mr Gareth Old > Clifford Chance > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Clifford Chance
31 WEST 52ND STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10019-6131
NEW YORK
United States

Work Department

Capital Markets, Banking & Finance, Financial Regulation

Position

Gareth Old is a derivatives and structured finance lawyer in New York. His practice concentrates on risk management strategies for banks and financial investors, including cash and synthetic securitisations, derivatives and repo transactions, capital and regulatory advice. His clients include prominent fund and investment managers, banks, investors and service providers.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Structured finance: securitization

Clifford Chance‘s New York-based team works closely with the firm’s tax practice, utilizing the expertise of James Gouwar  to provide comprehensive support to clients on a wide variety of securitizations, with particular expertise in RMBS and CMBS deals, as well as CLOs. The group is also well-versed in marketplace, consumer and student loan deals, as well as asset-backed securitizations. ‘Substantively knowledgeable and excellent‘, Robert Villani focuses on CLOs and loan securitizations and jointly leads the team alongside real estate-sector expert Lee Askenazi. Dual English and New York-qualified Gareth Old  is an expert in risk-transfer transactions and collateralized fund obligation deals. In Washington DC, Robert Hagan  focuses on private securitization and re-securitization pertaining to asset classes including performing and non-performing new origination and seasoned residential mortgages.

United States > Finance > Structured finance: derivatives and structured products

The global scope of the primarily New York-based team at Clifford Chance regarding structured products includes structured real estate transactions and CLOs, synthetic credit risk transfer transactions, securities lending, and over-the-counter derivatives. Practice head Lee Askenazi focuses on CLOs, asset-backed securities, and mortgage-backed securities; David Felsenthal specializes in derivatives and structured finance; and Gareth Old is a key contact regarding risk transfer transactions. Robert Hagan is based in Washington DC and covers structured finance and securitizations, while  Alistair Dunlop deals with structured finance transactions and cross-border structured debt transactions. Lawyers mentioned are in New York unless otherwise stated.