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Parya Badie



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Parya Badie



Parya is a partner in our Derivatives and Structured Finance practice in London, serves on the global Board and chairs the firm’s Audit Committee. She has over 20 years’ experience advising clients on a wide range of complex and highly structured trades with a particular emphasis on significant risk transfer products, bespoke funding trades and structured credit. She has extensive experience advising on contentious close-outs, redemptions and restructurings including during periods of financial distress, the Covid pandemic and various sovereign crises.

She advises on insurance-capital markets cross-over structures including regulatory capital driven transactions and longevity derivatives. Parya has significant experience advising banks and sponsors on the hedging aspects of financings (project, acquisition, real estate and leveraged finance), securitisations and CLOs, including deal contingent hedging, restructuring of large hedging portfolios and the repackaging of inflation-linked cashflows. As part of her credit derivatives practice, she has advised the ISDA EMEA Credit Derivatives Determinations Committee on various matters over the years. Parya also advises on bespoke collateral arrangements with expertise on financial collateral arrangements.

Featured in Legal 500’s “Hall of Fame” for Derivatives and Structured Products UK 2022, Parya is also recognised as a “Market Leader” for Derivatives and for Structured finance and securitisation by IFLR1000 UK 2022. She is also included in IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2022.

Legal 500 UK describes her as “a standout partner” while Chambers UK notes that “her clients like and trust her”.

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Admitted to the bar, State of New York, USA, 2000

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2010


JD, Law, Harvard Law School

BA, University of North Texas, 1994


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