Leading Capital Markets Partner and Clifford Chance Veteran, Neil Hamilton, Joins FisherBroyles in London.

May 27, 2021
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(London – May 27, 2021)—FisherBroyles, LLP is pleased to announce Neil Hamilton has joined the Firm as a partner.

Neil is a senior Capital Markets lawyer and joins the Firm from CMS LLP where he was a partner.

Neil has over 25 years’ experience in securitisation and structured finance and is recognised as a Leading Lawyer in IFLR1000 and as a Leading Individual for Structured Products and Securitisation in Legal 500.

Neil acts for arrangers, originators, collateral managers, and servicers with vast experience in a variety of securitisation asset classes, including CLOs, auto loans, RMBS and trade receivables. He also advises on structured products such as repackagings and total return swaps. He is a regular presenter and panellist at securitisation and CLO conferences in the UK and Europe.

Neil was previously a partner at Clifford Chance LLP in London for 12 years and a partner at both Paul Hastings and Jones Day in London.

Amongst his extensive experiences, Neil acted for Sequoia Investment Management as an investment adviser to a US$225m CLO of infrastructure debt; acted for Fidelity on the acquisition of the CLO business of MeDirect Bank and acted on the establishment of Sequoia Economic Infrastructure Income Limited (now a FTSE 250 listed company) and subsequent capital raisings.

Neil holds an LLB (Hons) from The University of Auckland and a Ph.D. in Law from Cambridge University.

Michael Pierson, Managing Partner of the Firm’s Global Corporate practice, said:

“We are thrilled to welcome Neil to the Firm. As one of the leading practitioners in his field, Neil is a superb addition to our growing team in London and will undoubtedly be instrumental in driving our Capital Markets practice, benefiting our Partners and clients alike.”

Neil Hamilton said:

“I am delighted to have joined FisherBroyles in London. The Firm’s unique business model, combined with the ability to have greater autonomy and serve clients more efficiently, made it a hugely attractive proposition.”


Further information


Michael Pierson, Managing Partner, Global Corporate

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Direct: +1.202.445.3779


John Gill

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Direct: + 44 7860 410272

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