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Shehram A. Khattak

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Shehram Khattak is an associate in the firm’s London office. He has experience advising arrangers, originators and trustees and other market participants on asset sales, securitisations and debt capital market transactions across numerous asset classes and leading stock exchanges.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Khattak was a business consultant at a multinational corporation based in London where he focused on financial technology and business digitisation. In addition, he was an associate at an international law firm in their London office where he gained experience in their Finance department.

  • Advising issuers in relation to a number of receivables securitisations including those with an Islamic Finance component
  • Advising issuers on various off-shore listings in particular the Channel Islands
  • Advising prominent trustee services providers, as Security Trustee and in their various other agency roles on a number of CMBSs, CLOs and other asset-backed transactions
  • Advising borrowers on various commercial paper issuances and facilities
  • Advising a public financial institution in relation to debt claims amounting to £1 billion by way of a combination of Class A Bonds and Class A Debt
  • Advising a foreign public institution on a £15 million asset sale in a potentially contentious context
  • Acting for issuers on sovereign bonds including advising the Kingdom of Bahrain on its $1.5bn sovereign bond issuance
  • Advice on various aspects of numerous laws including MiFID II, Retail Distribution Review (RDR), Senior Persons Regime (SPR), FSMA, POCA, Bribery Act, Insolvency Act and Companies Act.
  • Developed a go-to-market business digitisation framework, developing target operating models and highlighting legal pressure points for a Tier 1 bank. Advised and assisted in developing real-time data capabilities, 360 degree customer views, predictive analytics, blockchains, industry-wide commoditisation platforms and a digitally enabled work force.
  • Developed a real time regulatory compliance tool targeting financial regulations. Advised and assisted in developing a (1) functional map of various regulations and the processes which need to be implemented, and (2) a map of the various parts of the business where data will need to be gathered.
  • Work stream lead in developing a go-to-market fraud offering and advised partners on taking on liability and other legal risks in relation to sanctions, data protection and privacy.