Steven Krivinskas > DLA Piper > London, England > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper
160 Aldersgate Street

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London > Finance > Securitisation

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The lawyers distinguish themselves by tackling challenges through a unique combination of creativity and knowledge,’ say clients of DLA Piper, who note that the practice is ‘always very approachable and fully dedicated to its clients‘. The firm frequently assists multinational banks and financial investors in growth securitisation markets. Martin Bartlam, who is international head of finance and projects, and Mark Dwyer, who is global co-chair of financial services, are the key partners. Bartlam, who assisted Santander Consumer Bank in Austria with its first publicly listed and rated securitisation, is ‘imaginative, resourceful and a real pleasure to work with‘. Vincent Keaveny is a leading adviser to banks, financial institutions and corporate clients in the UK and internationally. Ronan Mellon is highly rated for CLOs and Steven Krivinskas is an accomplished structured debt partner who handles consumer loans, auto loans and leases, and commercial mortgage-backed transactions. Legal director Marcus Lovatt is also a key member of the practice.

London > Finance > Derivatives and structured products

DLA Piper provides ‘spot-on advice in a cost-efficient manner‘ and one clients notes that its advice is ‘always timely, commercially sensitive and reflecting up-to-date market practice‘. The firm advises leading financial institutions, among them Morgan Stanley, on high-value cross-border financing deals. The firm has also been instructed by industry association ISDA to produce an English law draw down opinion for its members in relation to the legal status of Nordic Investment Bank. International head of finance and projects Martin Bartlam and global co-chair of financial services Mark Dwyer oversee the derivatives and structured products practice. Bartlam has more than 30 years’ experience in structured deals, securitisation and derivatives, notably structured credit and asset management transactions. Steven Krivinskas has broad experience in structured finance and debt capital markets transactions, acting for both financial institutions and borrowers in connection with note programmes and standalone issuances.