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Adrian Mellor



Mellor Adrian
Adrian Mellor



Adrian has French domestic and international experience advising on a wide spectrum of financing transactions - acting for both banks and borrowers - from acquisition and structured finance (in particular telecoms projects) through to corporate borrowings, in addition to other general banking matters. He has also been involved in securitisations and asset finance transactions.

Adrian is a recognised practitioner by « Best Lawyers » since 2010 in Banking & Finance.

Band 4
Chambers Global/Europe 2020 - France (Banking & Finance)

Foreign Expertise in the UK
Chambers Global 2020 - France (Banking & Finance)

Expertise Based Abroad in the UK
Chambers Global 2020 - France (Banking & Finance)

"Highly regarded"
IFLR1000 2020 - France (Restructuring and insolvency; Banking; Project Finance; Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitistion)

"English-qualified Adrian Mellor regularly acts for arrangers and co-ordinators on a plethora of high-value banking and finance mandates. He is particularly adept at handling cross-border transactions spanning Europe, the UK and the US"
Chambers Global/Europe 2020 - France (Banking & Finance)

"Adrian Mellor is experienced in acquisition financing and refinancing matters for banks, financial service providers and corporate clients."
Chambers Europe 2019-  France (Banking & Finance)

Adrian Mellor 's practice spans acquisition finance, project finance and LBOs. He is dual-qualified in the UK and France, and clients say: "He has great negotiation skills and a capacity to find the best alternative available to both parties under discussion. In addition, his personality and sense of humour help in long negotiations." 
Chambers Europe 2018 - France (Banking & Finance)

Adrian is a recognised practitioner by Legal 500 2018

News & insights

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News: 25 FEBRUARY 2021

Allen & Overy advises Glennmont on landmark EUR1.3 billion green synthetic securitisation

Allen & Overy has advised Glennmont Partners, one of Europe’s largest fund managers focusing on alternative energy investments, on the first green synthetic securitisation ever done in Italy.

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Publications: 24 FEBRUARY 2021

Key Regulatory Topics: Weekly Update 12 – 18 February 2021

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News: 22 FEBRUARY 2021

Allen & Overy lawyers from across Europe recognised as rising stars

Allen & Overy topped the list of firms with rising star lawyers at the Rising Stars Europe Awards 2020.

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Publications: 22 FEBRUARY 2021

Webinar: Securing the unsecured deal

Our panel recently discussed the issues for lenders and borrowers when granting new security for pre-existing loans.

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Admitted as Solicitor of England and Wales, 1995


LSF, Nottingham Law School, 1992

M, Eng, York University, 1989

Published work

  • Allen & Overy LLP, International legal practice, Financial Monthly, February 2011