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Gareth Old


Clifford Chance, New York
Practice area Capital markets, Banking & finance
Sector Energy & resources, Banks, Funds & investment management
Tel +12128788539

Gareth Old


Gareth Old is a derivatives and structured finance lawyer in New York. His practice concentrates on risk management strategies for banks and financial investors, including cash and synthetic securitisations, derivatives and repo transactions, capital and regulatory advice. His clients include prominent fund and investment managers, banks, investors and service providers.

Prior to moving to New York in 2004, Gareth worked in Clifford Chance's offices in London, Hong Kong and Frankfurt.

Career and qualifications

  • Manchester University (BA, History) 1993
  • Joined Clifford Chance in 1997
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 1999
  • Clifford Chance Hong Kong 2002 – 2004
  • Clifford Chance New York since 2004
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in New York 2008
  • Partner since 2010

Awards and citations

  • Gareth Old has been ranked in Chambers USA– Capital Markets: Derivatives (Nationwide). Clients say of Gareth Old: "He is very knowledgeable and I find him to be very responsible and accessible." He recently advised major US and international banks on Basel III regulatory capital matters.
    Chambers USA 2017 – Capital Markets: Derivatives

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