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Diego Shin

Special Counsel
Fax +44.(0)20.7648.9001
Diego is special counsel in the Finance Group of K&L Gates’ London office. Mr. Shin's practice focuses, among other things, on the origination, syndication, acquisition, tranching, restructuring, discounted pay-off,securitisation and servicing of real estate debt.

Professional Background

Mr. Shin has significant experience (both pre and post 2008) in the structuring and documenting a wide range of debt capital markets transactions with underlying collateral located throughout the UK, Europe and the US. He has broad experience acting for arrangers, issuers, lenders, investors, servicers and special servicers.

Mr. Shin is ranked by Legal 500 UK Property Finance, client’s comment, ‘Absolutely fantastic’ special counsel Diego Shin ‘fights clients’ corners and distils complicated points into their constituent parts’. 2017 Legal 500 UK - Property Finance.

In previous years Mr Shin has been described as a “highly capable rising star”, “recommended” and “diligent, conscientious and thorough”, respectively. 2012/2009 Legal 500 UK - Property Finance.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid
  • Law Society of England and Wales