一位客户表示:“他对市场动态有着很好的掌握。我喜欢他的地方是,他总是愿意挑战窠臼。”
《钱伯斯全球》2015年

概述

Dominic Griffiths是孖士打(Mayer Brown)伦敦办事处的合伙人,也是本所全球银行及金融业务部的联席主管。他向金融机构和公司就广泛的境内外融资交易提供法律意见,重点执业领域包括商业和投资银行资产支持的贷款和结构性融资。他擅长处理欧洲和跨大西洋的跨境担保贷款和贸易应收账款融资事宜。他还协助意大利银行和企业处理了大量交易。

Dominic领导的律师团队专注于以下领域:债务资本市场,衍生品,结构性融资,资产支持贷款,资产融资,项目和商品融资,收购融资,重组,企业和房地产融资。该团队经常与本所位于美洲、欧洲和亚洲各地的其他大型律师团队合作,共同处理公司、房地产、保险和诉讼事宜。

Dominic曾就读于布里斯托尔大学和伦敦法律大学。在2005年加入孖士打之前,他曾在伦敦和米兰的律师事务所工作。

语言能力

  • 英语
  • 意大利语

教育背景

The College of Law, London, Dip Law
Legal Practice, 1996

Bristol University, 学士

执业资格

  • 英格兰和威尔斯

会员资格

  • Granted the Freedom of the Worshipful Company of Solicitors of the City of London
  • Granted the Freedom of the City of London

Consistently ranked as a key or leading individual by the legal directories:

  • Listed as a 'Leading individual' for Asset Based Lending, ‘The acccessible Dominic Griffiths was always readily available to support and provide clear guidance, seasoned expertise, and a steady hand in uncertain matters.’ (Legal 500 2022).
  • Listed as a 'Leading individual' for Securitisation, ‘Dominic Griffiths and Merryn Craske are outstanding partners in the firm. They are very engaged in their transactions.’ ‘Dominic Griffiths in the UK is outstanding. He supports clients completely, having a good understanding of the financial and commercial aspects. He is very efficient and will make it clear what is needed and when to achieve the objective.  Delivering a transaction on time is their priority.’ He 'is able to focus on the relevant issues of Italian law and he has always a commercial and smart approach.’ ‘In my opinion stand out partners are Dominic Griffiths and David O’Connor.’ (Legal 500 2022).
  • Listed as 'highly regarded' - IFLR1000 (Banking).
  • Winner - Banking Lawyer of the Year in the United Kingdom - 2021 (Global Law Experts).
  • ' ... both Dominic Griffiths and David O’Connor. They are outstanding lawyers, in particular Dominic Griffiths is very prepared also on Italian law and he speaks a very good Italian, so he immediately understands problem and knows very well the mentality of Italian client.’ Legal 500 2021 (Securitisation).
  • Listed as an expert in Structured Finance – England (Who’s Who Legal, Capital Markets 2020).
  • Dominic Griffiths has an excellent depth of knowledge across the entire spectrum of banking and finance law. He combines an incredible business sense with a first class strategic approach.
    Listed as a 'Leading Individual' and under 'Other key lawyers' The ‘excellent’ Dominic Griffiths excels at handling commercial and investment bank ABL and structured finance, and is a key part of the team.(Legal 500 2020).
  • Listed and recommended in Who's Who Legal: Structured Finance 2019.
  • "Technically very strong and very approachable" global co-head of banking and finance Dominic Griffiths and ..., "are among the best lawyers on the street".  "excellent" (Legal 500 2018);
  • Dominic Griffiths and Alex Dell are the principal partners responsible for handling cross-border asset based lending matters and regularly utilise this product on its own or in conjunction with other debt products to provide general corporate lending assistance or for acquisition finance purposes. (Legal 500 2018 Securitisation);
  • Nominated as one of the world's leading practitioners in Capital Markets. (Who's Who Legal: Capital Markets);
  • The "excellent" Dominic Griffiths co-heads the five-partner team (asset-based lending) which is praised for its "very strong service levels and industry knowledge" ... and as a result, "you get the assuring sense that there is little there that the team has not encountered before". (Legal 500 2017); 
  • Dominic Griffiths’s [securitisation] team at Mayer Brown International LLP is "highly capable and nimble enough to provide good insight and advice". (Legal 500 2016); 
  • Dominic Griffiths is co-head of the firm's global finance practice and handles a combination of structured finance and bank finance transactions. He is often active in deals involving Italy. (Chambers UK 2016);
  • A client states: "He has a very good feel for what's going on in the market. What I like is that he's always willing to challenge the orthodoxy." (Chambers Global 2015);
  • "very experienced". (Legal 500 2015);
  • Dominic Griffiths is a key contact. As head of the banking and finance group in London, he advises on asset-based lending and structured finance transactions. A client states: "He has a very good feel for what's going on in the market. What I like is that he's always willing to challenge the orthodoxy." (Chambers UK 2015);
  • The "extremely astute and practical" Dominic Griffiths is "very well respected in the market"; "superb, practical"; "always an excellent choice" (Legal 500 2014); 
  • Interviewees admire that "he definitely knows how to get his hands dirty in deals." (Chambers UK 2014);
  • He is a "hugely experienced structured finance lawyer with great strengths in multi-jurisdiction work, particularly trade receivables deals" and is the first port of call for clients with regard to banking and finance (Chambers UK 2013);
  • Dominic was also the winner in the Banking category at the Client Choice Awards 2013.
  • He has been ranked under Capital Markets (Italy) as an Expert Based Abroad by Chambers and Partners 2013. He uses his Italian language skills and extensive experience within the Italian market to advise on securitisation deals involving Italy.
  • He is "a superstar, knows a tremendous amount about cross-border securitisation and has a big following" "an expert in all cross-border matters" (Legal 500 2012);
  • Endorsed by clients for his confident and approachable demeanour (Chambers UK 2012);
  • He "generates confidence due to his experience" (Chambers UK 2011);
  • Commended for his "extremely deep knowledge and understated, likeable style" (Chambers UK 2010).