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Neil Hamilton

Neil Hamilton


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English, German, French

Neil Hamilton is a Capital Markets partner with over 20 years' experience in securitisation and structured finance.

Neil acts for arrangers, originators, collateral managers and servicers and has extensive 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.

Neil is recognised as a Leading Lawyer in IFLR1000.

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"Neil Hamilton has a strong CLO practice and also advises arrangers, originators, derivative counterparties, credit support providers and rating agencies on structured finance transactions."

Legal 500, 2017

"Neil Hamilton is regarded as 'a partner of choice for difficult structures'.”

Legal 500

"Highly regarded for the breadth of his practice, which encompasses both securitisation and structured products."


Relevant experience

  • Sequoia Investment Management Limited on the establishment and funding of a permanent capital vehicle backed by European infrastructure debt.
  • A major investment bank on a synthetic CLO of mid-market corporate loans.
  • The servicer on a securitisation of UK mobile handset receivables.
  • A US bank on the provision of senior financing to a European direct lending fund.
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  • 1987 – Ph.D. (Law), University of Cambridge
  • 1984 – LLB (Hons), University of Auckland
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