John is a partner in the London office of Milbank and a member of the firm's Alternative Investments Group.
John has a broad structured finance, securitisation and derivatives practice and has extensive experience of the full spectrum of derivative products and securitisation asset classes including equity, credit, rates, CLOs and CDOs (cash and synthetic), RMBS, lease receivables, trade receivables, NPLs, covered bond transactions and secured structured lending advising banks, funds and asset managers across Europe, the US and Asia.
The legal directories list John as one of the leading practitioners in the European market and IFLR recognise him as a “Rising Star”. John is also a regular and respected speaker on regulatory matters (with a particular focus on risk retention) at industry conferences, covering both the European and US markets. Client endorsements reported by the legal directories include:
“John Goldfinch is ‘charming to deal with and provides excellent service’. The practice is prominent in the CLO market.” – Chambers & Partners
“Milbank is the ‘best-kept secret in structured products’. John Goldfinch has mature judgment in weighing risk and opportunity.” – Legal 500
“The Firm has one of the leading practices for CLOs, on which it advises leading managers including PGIM, Bain Capital Credit and BlueMountain. John Goldfinch is the key name in the CLO space.” – Legal 500