John Goldfinch

John Goldfinch


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. 
John is recognised as one of the leading practitioners in the European Market by all of the major legal directories including Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and IFLR. 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.
John Goldfinch is excellent.
[Chambers & Partners]
John is an excellent partner to us. His team is always responsive and they have a palpable depth of knowledge in CLOs.
[Chambers & Partners]



Admitted as Solicitor, England and Wales


Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, L.P.C.

Oxford University, M.A.

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.