Thomas Picton is a partner at Ashurst LLP. He advises on a broad range of securitisation and structured debt transactions. Thomas’ practice covers a variety of asset classes and securitisation techniques with a particular focus on auto asset-backed securities, residential mortgage-backed securities and covered bonds. He acts for banks, mortgage lenders, auto finance companies, asset managers and private equity firms. Thomas advises clients on regulatory developments concerning securitisation and structured debt transactions, including the Securitisation Regulation and the Covered Bond Regulation.