"Next Generation Lawyer and a rising star"
Legal 500 2018


Neal Handa is a counsel in the Finance practice of the London office.

Neal has extensive experience structuring, negotiating and documenting a wide range of international financing transactions with a particular focus on structured finance and securitisation. He regularly advises clients to achieve specific goals within the context of a transaction, including, the financing of a new asset class and/or in an unfamiliar jurisdiction, novel credit enhancement structures and particular accounting, tax or regulatory treatment. His practice covers a variety of asset types and structures including transactions backed by auto loans, P2P assets, consumer loan receivables, mobile airtime contracts, residential mortgage loans, trade receivables and insurance products originated from countries in Europe, US and Asia.

Neal has also advised a range of stakeholders (including receivers, directors and creditors) with interests in structured financial vehicles on debt restructuring matters and related issues arising from the sub-prime crisis.

In 2009, Neal was seconded to Mayer Brown’s Hong Kong office.

Spoken Languages

  • English


  • England and Wales
  • Listed as a Next Generation Lawyer, Neal Handa is a rising star. (Legal 500 2018).
  • Listed as a Next Generation Lawyer and recommended for Securitisation. (Legal 500 2017).