Benjamin Woolf is a partner in the Corporate department, specialising in structured finance. Benjamin was named in 2017 Who's Who Legal Capital Markets: Structured Finance and was recommended as a leading lawyer in Legal 500 2015, which described him as having a "strong legal mind with commercial awareness."
Before joining Appleby in 2011, Benjamin practised in London with Clifford Chance LLP and, subsequently, as a senior associate at Mayer Brown International LLP where he worked primarily on securitisation, representing issuers and underwriters in both public and private offerings of securities backed by a variety of asset classes, including commercial and residential mortgages, auto loans, auto leases and trade receivables. Since joining Appleby, Benjamin has been heavily involved in CLOs and M&A. Benjamin is also highly regarded in the asset backed finance, secured lending and subscription finance space.
Benjamin was recently recognised in the 2016 Who's Who Legal: Capital Markets directory for Structured Finance, in addition to being recommended by Chambers Global 2016. Sources told the directory that "He's very responsive and client-oriented."
Other experience includes restructuring and acquisition finance as well as public equity offerings and private placements in the oil and gas sphere.
"[Benjamin] has a strong legal mind with commercial awareness."