Richard Pugh, a partner in Dechert’s global finance practice, focuses his practice on UK and European structured finance.

Mr. Pugh has significant experience advising on commercial real estate lending, commercial mortgage-backed securitizations, asset-backed securitizations and securitized lending (including residential, auto and credit card), fund and subscription finance, structured repacks, and collateralized loan obligations.

Mr. Pugh also maintains an active pro bono practice, working on and supervising a number of matters through Trust Law and Kids in Need of Defense (KIND).

Mr. Pugh is recommended by The Legal 500 UK for both property finance and securitization. Clients quoted in The Legal 500 highlight his “extensive experience in EMEA securitisation, CMBS and commercial real estate finance matters.”

    • Collateralized Fund Obligations: The Technicolor Dreamcoat of Fund Finance from a US and UK/EU Perspective — Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law (April 2023)
    • Lexology’s Q&A chapter for Structured Finance & Securitisation in the United Kingdom
    • Innovation and New Structures - Fund Finance Association's 7th Annual European Fund Finance Symposium - London (June 2023)
    • EU Market and Regulatory Update - SFVegas 2023 - Las Vegas, NV (February 2023)