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Norton Rose Fulbright

Work Department

Banking and Finance; Capital Markets


Lawyer Rankings

London > Finance > Derivatives and structured products

The firm is very pragmatic and technically capable with a high degree of commerciality and common sense‘, say clients of Norton Rose Fulbright. Heavily focused on transactional derivatives work, though also adept in the structured products space, the firm frequently handles new products and new markets, with work on new securities lending pledge documents just one example. It is also involved in highly innovative areas such as fintech, having advised banks on a new securities lending platform based on distributed lending technology (DLT). Peter Young leads the banking and capital markets group though the lead structured finance partners are Daniel Franks and Nigel Dickinson. Franks advises investment banks on derivatives, repos, stocklending, collateral, set-off, netting, structured products and regulatory capital and funding transactions. Dickinson is an OTC derivatives and structured products specialist known for swap bifurcations, TRS and repo financings, and repackaging transactions. Also recommended are Jonathan Herbst and Hannah Meakin for derivatives, as well as Sandrine Sauvel, David Shearer, Farmida Bi, Nicholas (Nick) Grandage and Peter Noble for structured finance.

London > Finance > Debt capital markets

(Leading individuals)

Peter NobleNorton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright continues to broaden the scope of its debt capital markets work, maintaining its strong presence in bond issuances in emerging markets whilst also increasing its volume of investment grade work. It is recognised for its strong track record in sovereign debt transactions, having recently acted for the Republic of Angola and the government of Pakistan. For investment grade deals, its work for large corporate issuers is increasingly balanced with underwriter work for the likes of Deutsche Bank. The practice is led by Peter Young, who has extensive experience of US federal securities laws. The firm has cornered the market acting for Canadian financial institutions on European DCM deals, thanks to the ‘exceptional, responsive and thoroughPeter NobleFarmida Bi handles corporate trustee advice, sovereign debt, project bonds and restructurings. She is also the head of Islamic finance. The versatile Jacqueline Heng has a particular focus on green bonds, while another key individual is emerging talent Kirstin Russell, who acts for corporate trustees and agents in the UK, US and Asia. Counsel Vishal Mawkin is also recommended.