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Norton Rose Fulbright
PARISEIGHT
40 RUE DE COURCELLES
75008 PARIS
France

Work Department

Banking and Finance

Position

Co-Head of Transport for EMEA, Partner

Career

https://www.nortonrosefulbright.com/en-fr/people/121274

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Droit et transport maritime: Financement maritime

(Les grands avocats du marché)

Christine EzcutariNorton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright est mandaté par de grandes institutions financières, ainsi que des agences de crédit à l’export et des compagnies maritimes. L’avocate et solicitor Christine Ezcutari, qui dirige la pratique, est dotée d’une solide compétence en matière de financements structurés et crédit-export. Alexandre Roth (counsel) est le second point de contact au sein du cabinet.

Paris > Banque et finance: Transactions

Norton Rose Fulbright est réputé pour sa grande expertise en matière de financement d’actifs et de financement de cession de créances, y compris d’affacturage. L’équipe compte dans ses rangs Christine Ezcutari, qui dirige la pratique, et Janet Butterworth, qui sont toutes les deux des spécialistes des financements structurés. Y figurent également: Anne Lapierre qui est réputée pour son expertise dans le domaine du financement de projets, ainsi que Marc Hamilton qui traite des financements d’actifs, et l’incontournable George Paterson en matière de financement à l’export. Jean-Norbert Pontier a rejoint Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP.

France > Banking and finance: transactional work

The firm has bilingual commercial lawyers with great experience in aviation finance in particular and asset finance in general‘, remarks a client of Norton Rose Fulbright. The firm has English and French law capabilities in Paris, and is very strong in asset and project finance, though it also handles bridge financing and general corporate lending. Christine Ezcutari leads the practice and is also head of shipping for EMEA. She acts for banks on French law and international finance transactions including complex syndicated debt financings. George Paterson leads on aviation finance and leasing transactions.

France > Shipping finance

(Leading individuals)

Christine EzcutariNorton Rose Fulbright

The ‘very available and responsive‘ team at Norton Rose Fulbright focuses on asset financing, primarily relating to ships, offshore equipment, port equipment, containers and port facilities. The bulk of the team’s client base consists of financial institutions. In recent work, the team advised a bank on the post-delivery aspects of the €2.5bn export credit agency-backed term loan facility to finance the world’s largest cruise ship, Symphony of the Seas. Practice head Christine Ezcutari and senior associate Paolo Pinna rare ‘excellent professionals, very responsive and very available‘. Counsel Alexandre Roth is also recommended.