"a great legal mind" and "one of the smartest lawyers in the City."
Chambers UK 2016
Kevin Hawken is a securitisation and structured finance partner in Mayer Brown's London office. He has represented asset originators, programme sponsors, arrangers, liquidity and credit enhancement providers, and other participants in transactions involving a wide variety of asset types and structures. His cross-border securitisation experience includes transactions backed by auto loans and other consumer receivables, residential mortgage loans, corporate bonds and other securities, credit derivatives, equipment leases, trade receivables, future export receivables, and operating company revenues from countries in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Kevin also has experience in debt restructurings and insolvency matters involving both corporate and structured finance borrowers. He also advises financial institutions on risk-based capital requirements and other regulatory issues affecting securitisation and structured finance.
He joined Mayer Brown in 1989 and moved to the firm’s London office in 2000.