Vassiliyan Zanev
Partner - Attorney at Law / Avocat à la Cour

Vassiliyan Zanev

Vassiliyan Zanev, partner, is a member of the Banking & Finance Practice Group in our Luxembourg office. He focuses on fund finance, securitisation, debt issuances and real estate finance.

About Vassiliyan Zanev

Vassiliyan has extensive experience representing a variety of financial institutions, corporations, originators and investment funds across a range of structured finance and secured lending transactions, with particular emphasis on fund finance, securitisation, debt issuances and real estate finance.

What others say about Vassiliyan

Chambers Global & Europe: Clients emphasise that Vassiliyan Zanev is "technically very able and accomplished, and he presents things very well." Another client highlights his "strong reputation in debt restructuring which is absolutely deserved," while adding that "he is a very business-oriented negotiator." (2021)

Legal 500: Vassiliyan Zanev is recognized as Leading Individual in the Banking, Finance and Capital Markets. (2021)

Vassiliyan Zanev is noted for his structured finance expertise, which includes structuring securitisation programmes utilising a range of underlying assets, including trade receivables and mortgage loans. Zanev also spearheads the firm's "standout fund finance" offering. (2021)


  • Luxembourg Bar, 2003


  • LL.B., Nottingham Trent University (United Kingdom), 2008
  • GDL, Nottingham Trent University (United Kingdom), 2007
  • LL.M. in Commercial Law, Glasgow University (Scotland), 2002
  • Law degree in Business Law (Maîtrise en Droit des Affaires), University Robert Schuman, Strasbourg (France), 2001


  • English
  • French
  • Bulgarian

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