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John Stansfield

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Dentons

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Banking & Finance 

Position

John is a partner in Dentons’ Prague office. He is an English-law qualified lawyer with over 20 years’ experience, specializing in international banking, acting for lenders and borrowers on a broad range of syndicated and secured debt products, with particular emphasis on emerging markets and structured trade and export financings, acquisition finance, real estate financing and restructurings.

John has worked on a large number of banking transactions in the CEE and CIS where the core finance agreements have been governed under English law.

Career

John has 18 years’ experience at Linklaters where he established the English law banking team in Moscow 1998-2000 and was partner heading up the English law finance team in Germany 2004-2010, and partner co-heading the banking team in Moscow 2010-2012. He joined Dentons Moscow in 201 and relocated to Prague in 2015.

Languages

English

Member

Solicitor of the Senior Courts, England and Wales

Education

The Queen's College, Oxford University, 1991


Czech Republic

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

Praised for its ‘flexibility and creativity’, Dentons’ team advised a syndicate of banks including Česká spořitelna, Komerční banka and UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia on providing facilities to Fortuna Entertainment Group for its acquisition of Fortuna Romania and Hattrick Sports Group. Daniel Hurych and Jiří Tomola, who has ‘in-depth knowledge’, head the team. John Stansfield is also noted.

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Projects and energy

Within: Projects and energy

Dentons is active across corporate, contentious, regulatory, and banking and finance matters in the projects and energy space. It advised CEE Equity Partners on its acquisition of three Czech subsidiaries of ContourGlobal. The team was bolstered by the arrival of Petr Zákoucký from Clifford Chance in 2017; he now heads the energy team. Senior counsel Petr Slach, counsel Jan Procházka, Jiří Tomola, John Stansfield and Ladislav Štorek are the other names to note.

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Dentons

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    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is strategically placed between Europe and the Far East. The UAE has been ranked among the top 15 maritime nations by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the UAE Government is working on plans to transform the shipping industry into one of the country’s major economic sectors.
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