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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance
Andrew Forryan

Andrew Forryan


Andrew Forryan

Andrew Forryan specialises in real estate, whole business and consumer loan securitisation.

  • English counsel to a major (nationalised) Irish bank in connection with its recapitalisation and deleveraging programme, including a number of portfolio refinancings and disposals
  • The Co-operative Bank on its Warwick and Silk Road RMBS issuances
  • HSBC on its Greek SME securitisation for The National Bank of Greece
  • Citi on its Greek SME securitisation for Alpha Bank
  • HSBC and Lloyds on the CMBS securitisations of the Unite Group’s student housing portfolio
  • RBS on its WBS of Dignity plc's funeral business
  • Lloyds and HSBC on the recent CMBS shopping centre securitisations for Intu Properties plc
  • The Paragon Group (including its Idem consumer finance subsidiaries) in all its major warehouse lending and its securitisation financing programme
  • Canary Wharf Limited on the securitisation of the buildings on the Canary Wharf estate, including the sale, release and substitution of Lehman’s headquarters

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Cambridge, Jesus College (1982)
  • Trainee with Slaughter & May; Qualified 1985
  • Slaughter & May 1985-1993
  • Clifford Chance 1993-1995 and 1997 to date
  • Sidley & Austin 1995-1997

Awards and citations

  • Sources say he is "calm in pressured situations, and looks at the big picture to offer sensible solutions to issues."
    Chambers UK 2017