Sean is a partner in the capital markets group. He advises on securitised and OTC derivatives transactions as well as SPV structured finance transactions.
He advises on a range of on and off balance sheet securitised derivatives including notes, warrants and certificates, as well as repackaging transactions and fiduciary note structures. The underlying references for which include equity, fund, and commodity derivatives and indices as well as physical assets as well as bonds and loans. He has established numerous issuance programmes (both consolidated and non-consolidated programmes). He advises on the retail offering of structured products across Europe, including asset backed securities and leads the firm’s international Retail Structured Products Group.
He is also the co-chair of the firm’s China Growth Markets Group.
Sean qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 1992 and in Hong Kong in 1997. He became a partner at Simmons & Simmons in 2000. Sean was the head of the financial markets group in Hong Kong and returned to the firm’s London office in 2005.