Handles deals in a range of asset classes including trade receivables, auto loans, consumer loans, insurance premium loans, residential mortgages and commercial mortgages.
Legal 500 2018

Overview

Merryn Craske is a Banking & Finance partner in Mayer Brown’s London office. She has advised banks, originators and others on numerous securitisation and structured finance transactions in a range of asset classes including trade receivables, consumer loans, insurance premium loans, auto loans and leases, residential mortgages and commercial mortgages, across a variety of jurisdictions. She is closely following regulatory developments in relation to securitisation. She also has experience of other banking and finance transactions including secured lending, project finance, acquisition finance, derivatives and debt capital markets.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown in 2017, Merryn worked at three other major international law firms, including a year in New York, and one of the big three rating agencies, and has also had secondments to the securitisation teams of two leading banks.


Spoken Languages

  • English

Experience

  • Advised in relation to a number of multi-jurisdictional trade receivables securitisations – originator jurisdictions included England, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Ireland, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Canada, the United States, Australia and various countries in Asia (previous firm)
  • Advised in relation to a shipping receivables transaction (previous firm)
  • Advised in relation to a Swedish consumer loans securitisation (previous firm)
  • Advised in relation to an auto loan and lease securitisation (previous firm)
  • Advised in relation to a range of transactions funded by asset backed commercial paper conduits (previous firm)
  • Advised in relation to various RMBS transactions (previous firm)
  • Advised participants in various CMBS transactions (previous firm)

Admissions

  • England and Wales
  • Handles deals in a range of asset classes including trade receivables, auto loans, consumer loans, insurance premium loans, residential mortgages and commercial mortgages. (Legal 500 2018)