James Doyle

James Doyle


Email james.doyle@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +44 20 7296 5849

Fax +44 20 7296 2001


Practice groupFinance

The 'diligent, knowledgeable and tenacious' James Doyle leads the international debt capital markets team and is 'a great man to have on your side - technically excellent, commercial and reactive'.

Legal 500 - 2017

James Doyle heads our global debt capital markets practice. He provides a wide spectrum of advice, primarily focusing on derivatives and structured finance. This includes assisting clients with sophisticated financial products, including securitised derivatives, repackagings, funding structures, and associated regulatory advice. James works with financial institutions, government agencies, corporates, asset managers, and funds across the world.

Education and admissions


The College of Law

University College London

Representative experience

Advising BNP Paribas on structured commodities transactions, including prepaid forward transactions and hedging for borrowing base lending transactions.

Advising a leading global investment bank on a structured financing linked to precious metals using a mixture of prepaid forwards and other derivatives instruments.

Advising a number of financial institutions on the acquisition or disposal of portfolios of commodity derivatives as part of strategic asset sales.

Advising UK Export Finance (ECGD) as guarantor as part of a structured financing of aviation assets.

Advising a syndicate of lenders on a hedging policy linked to an offtake agreement with an oil producer in West Africa.

Advising the a sovereign borrower on the monetisation of its precious metal reserves using repurchase agreements and other financing instruments.

Advising a leading automotive manufacturer on establishing a platform for hedging its global commodities and FX exposure.

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