"Recommended lawyer" in the area of Structured Finance and Securitization
Legal 500 Deutschland 2018


Andreas Lange is a partner in the Frankfurt office of Mayer Brown’s Banking & Finance practice. He focuses on securitization, regulatory banking law, derivatives and debt financing. Andreas has done securitizations (with a focus on consumer securitization) since 2004. Since 2007 he has been involved in a number of regulatory projects in connection with bad banks, derivative regulation and funds law. He also gained substantial experience on CRR questions and restructuring. In 2006, he was seconded to the Chicago office and worked on structured products.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown in 2004, Andreas worked as an attorney for a magic circle UK law firm in London and Frankfurt and for Deutsche Bank in Bonn. 

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • French
  • German


  • Advised IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG in relation to analyzing the CDO and RMBS portfolio, the out-placement of these assets and structuring of the out-placement.
  • Represented IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG in relation to structured products (including CDS based CDOs) and advised on potential litigation issues.
  • Advised „Sonderfonds Finanzmarktstabilisierung“ (SoFFin) in relation to the first German „Bad Bank“ which includes the transfer of various portfolios of structured securities from WestLB to the Erste Abwicklungsanstalt.
  • Represented ABN AMRO in the structuring and documentation of the first German true sale securitization of German auto-loans originated by Volkswagen Bank GmbH, the first transaction licensed by True Sale International (TSI) and using a German limited liability company (Driver One GmbH) as the special purpose vehicle.
  • Advises banks regularly on conduit matters, conduit transactions and asset-backed capital market transactions for loan, leasing, residual values and trade receivables


Second State Law Examination (bar exam)

Düsseldorf, 2001

Legal Clerkship (Referendariat)

Regional Court Bonn, 1999-2001

Institute of International Private Law and Comparative Law, Bonn

Scientific Assistant, 1999-2000

First State Law Examination

Cologne, 1998

Aix en Provence University, France

Faculté de Droit, 1995-1996


  • Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • "Recommended lawyer" in the area of Structured Finance and Securitization – Legal 500 Deutschland 2018
  • "Notable Practitioner" – IFLR 1000 2018