Timothy Cleary


Timothy Cleary is a partner in the Banking and Finance Group of Clifford Chance in the London office, specializing in structured finance and bank capital management. He has a particular focus on synthetic securitization and other credit risk mitigation and risk transfer transactions, and regularly acts for many of the active originator banks across Europe, North America and Asia. Timothy also has extensive experience with the various regulatory and structuring considerations relevant in such transactions.
Timothy also has broad experience in all aspects of OTC derivatives, in particular in connection with asset-backed securitization, whole business securitization, project and asset finance and real estate finance, as well as the repackaging of derivative exposures and securities financing transactions. He regularly advises industry bodies such as the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) and Prime Collateralized Securities (PCS) in relation to the evolving regulatory landscape for securitization in the EU.