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Norton Rose Fulbright
Level 5/60 Martin Pl
Sydney NSW 2000

Lawyer Rankings

Australia > Capital markets

With teams throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, the capital markets group at Norton Rose Fulbright leverages its global strength to advise major national and international banks, non-bank financial institutions and governments on a diverse range of matters. Headed up by James Morris in Sydney, the debt capital markets team assists clients with high-value debt issuances, lender warehouse facilities, and Euro medium term note programmes. In Melbourne, Jeremy Wickens leads the equity capital markets team, which advises clients on IPOs, rights issuances, convertible notes and seed raisings. Also in Sydney, Alex Mufford directs the securitisation team, which also fields Scott Millar in Melbourne and handles bespoke securitisation programmes.

Australia > Restructuring and insolvency

Marrying a broad domestic offering with integrated international and cross-practice expertise, Norton Rose Fulbright advises financial institutions, banks, insolvency practitioners and investors on a wide range of major contentious and non-contentious restructuring and insolvency matters. This includes a number of cross-border mandates, including company exits, alongside business turnarounds, insolvency litigation and debt sales. The team is led from Sydney by Alex Mufford , with Scott Atkins and John Martin acting as additional key senior team members, both specialising in complex cross-border insolvency work, particularly within Asia, acting for top financial institutions and IP clients. In Melbourne, Steven Palmer in heavily involved in complex proceedings, including the exit of General Motors from Australia and New Zealand; while Natasha Toholka specialises in corporate insolvencies and litigation within the financial services sector. Peter Schmidt  departed for a judicial position, while Rajaee Rouhani was promoted to the partnership in early 2021.