Leigh Ferris is a senior associate in the Banking & Finance practice of the London office. His practice encompasses securitisation and general structured finance transactions across many asset classes, forward-flow and warehouse lines, capital markets, loan portfolio sales and derivatives. Leigh advises market participants across the full securitisation spectrum including originators, issuers, arrangers, investors, swap counterparties, trustees and other third party participants. He works regularly on private warehousing lines and forward flow structures for new and established originators across Europe.

Leigh also advises on CMBS and RMBS transactions including primary and special servicing.

Leigh joined Mayer Brown in 2022, having previously spent nine years at another international law firm, including secondments in the capital markets department of a major investment bank and NASDAQ-listed company.


The University of Law, London, LPC

Queens University Belfast, LLB


  • England and Wales