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Allen & Overy LLP
Apollolaan 15
1077 AB Amsterdam
PO Box 75440
1070 AK

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  Gerard Kastelein



Gerard is a finance lawyer with 20 years experience, specialising in complex capital management and debt securities transactions such as covered bonds, CDOs, securitisations, portfolio transfers, alternative financing structures, swaps and derivatives. Furthermore he advises on international regulatory reforms and recovery and resolution of financial institutions. His client base includes corporates, the Dutch State and major financial institutions. Gerard studied at the University of Leiden and obtained an LL.M degree at the University of London. He has lectured at the Grotius Academy and the University of Utrecht. Gerard heads the Financial Markets Regulation practice of Allen & Overy in the Netherlands.

The 2017 edition of Chambers Global ranks Gerard a Band 1 lawyer and he receives excellent praise for his securitisation practice. Clients describe him as "a great legal structurer who is smart and likeable."

Professional qualifications

Admitted as advocaat, Netherlands, 1995

Exempt European lawyer, England and Wales, 2008

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