Assia Damianova is special counsel in the Capital Markets Group in Cadwalader’s London office.
Her practice focuses on complex financing transactions involving a wide variety of asset classes. Assia has extensive experience of derivative products (including credit default swaps, credit-linked notes, total return swaps, currency and interest rate swaps, equity derivatives, repos and other derivative instruments) and also advises on EMIR compliance and related regulatory issues. In addition, Assia advises buy-side clients on a wide range of asset management issues, including AIFMD compliance.
Assia was shortlisted by Euromoney for its 2011 Women in Business Law Awards, in the structured finance category.
She received a Bachelor of Laws in 1994 from the University of Wales, College of Cardiff. Before that, she attended the Law Department of Sofia University (1988-1991) and also attended a one year course in Business Administration and Eastern European Studies. Assia took the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in Chester (1994-1995). Assia is admitted to the roll of Solicitors of England & Wales.