Amaya Mazaira is Santander UK’s Head of Treasury and Structured Finance Legal. She joined Santander UK in 2005 and has been Head of Treasury and Structured Finance Legal since 2013. Her team advises on the entire suite of Santander UK’s capital markets instruments, including the three Santander UK Master Trust Programmes (Holmes, Langton and Fosse), its Covered Bonds Progamme, Santander Consumer UK and PSA UK’s securitisation vehicles, as well as on standalone securitisations, warehousing and structured finance transactions.
She is currently lead counsel at Santander UK for the Brexit Contingency Planning and LIBOR Migration programmes.
Before joining Santander UK she was a solicitor in private practice at Garrigues and Baker & McKenzie. She is a qualified solicitor in England and Wales and in Spain and obtained an Essex Court Prize for best overall performance in the Banking Law and Financial Regulation LLM at LSE.