Deepa Vekaria



Deepa’s practice concentrates on structured finance, securitization, asset-backed lending and credit funds, with a particular focus on CLOs.

Her experience includes advising arrangers, investment managers, issuers, lenders and originators on a range of capital market transactions, including warehouse arrangements, issuances and retention financings. Deepa has recently advised clients such as Barclays, Citibank, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, Och-Ziff and PGIM.

Prior to joining Orrick, Deepa worked in the capital markets practice of a leading international law firm in London.

    • Advised Barclays Bank Plc as lead mandated arranger, together with co-arrangers and placement agents in relation to a syndicated collateral loan obligation transaction for loan securities.
    • Advised Goldman Sachs International as Initial Purchaser in relation to a debt refinancing of the acquisition and funding of debt obligations.
    • Advised JP Morgan Securities Plc as placement agent and working closely with a US manager on their first static structured finance transaction in the EU market.
    • Advised ESF Capital Limited on a peer-to-peer lending transaction in relation to a coronavirus government guaranteed loan scheme put in place for Covid bail outs.
    • Advised Citibank N.A., London on a fund financing in relation to an evergreen warehouse.

    Please note: Deepa’s experience includes that prior to joining Orrick.