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: Vassiliyan Zanev (Band 3) "predominantly acts for financial services companies." "Clients admire his solution-oriented approach: 'He understands immediately what the client wants and what the counterparty wants.' " (2020)

Chambers Europe: "Vassiliyan Zanev is described by a source as 'responsive and available,' while another interviewee lauds his 'proactive approach and up-to-date knowledge.' He often acts on fund financing mandates as well as advising on credit agreements." (2019)

Legal 500: "The 'very hands-on and focused' Vassiliyan Zanev [...] [has] particular expertise in relation to fund financing." (2019)



  • 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


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  • French
  • Bulgarian

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