Matthew Howard



Mr. Howard is a partner of the international law firm Allen & Overy. He advises in connection with a wide variety of capital markets transactions, including securitisation, structured finance, debt and derivatives transactions, with a particular geographic focus on Germany and Central and Eastern Europe. His transaction experience has encompassed a broad spectrum of issuers and related asset classes, including residential and commercial mortgages, trade receivables, export credit backed loans and auto and consumer loans.

Special interests

Practice(s): Corporate Trustee, Debt Capital Markets, Derivatives and Structured Finance, Securitisation


Bachelor of Arts, McGill University, Montreal, 1989, Bachelor of Laws, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 1992, Admitted as solicitor in British Columbia, Canada, 1993. Admitted as solicitor in England and Wales in 2002

Date joined Allen & Overy:1998. Partner since May 2003


"German CMBS lives up to its potential" IFLR/May 2006
"The German CMBS Market", Speaker, IMN Global ABS 2007 Conference, Barcelona, June 2007
"Legal Business Awards 2006", short listed for award "Banking & Finance Team of the Year" for Sovrisc MTN programme


Law & Practice of International Capital Markets