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Phillan is an associate in the Firm's Capital Markets group in London. He has experience in a range of capital markets transactions, having previously worked on OTC derivatives, structured finance and high yield and sovereign bond issues.
Phillan has recently completed a 19-month secondment to a leading French investment bank, where he worked in the fixed income and derivatives legal team. Amongst other things, he worked on repackagings, the implementation of MiFID II and the distribution of structured products.
Phillan was also seconded to the Firm's Tokyo office for six months as a trainee.
Advising a UK pension fund on its obligations under EMIR following the implementation of MiFID II.
Acting for the solicitation agent in respect of a Central Asian state-owned issuer's international liability management exercise.
Acting for Citigroup, J.P. Morgan and UniCredit Bank as Joint Lead Managers on the offering of US$1,000,000,000 6.875% Guaranteed Notes due 2026 by Southern Gas Corridor CJSC. The deal was Southern Gas Corridor CJSC's debut issue and the Notes are unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed by the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Acting for the Republic of Zambia on its Reg S/Rule 144A US$1 billion 8.500% sovereign bond issue. Barclays Bank Plc and Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch acted as joint lead managers.