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Baker McKenzie

Banking & Finance

1 ranked lawyersBand 4FranceGlobal 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Baker McKenzie's solid banking practice utilises its international offices and associated firms across Europe, Africa and Asia to advise on multi-jurisdictional mandates. The team regularly handles syndicated lending and project finance with particular skill in export finance transactions. The lawyers' broad industry expertise spans the pharmaceutical, energy and infrastructure sectors. The team acts for a number of leading French and international banks.

Notable practitioners

Michael Foundethakis is qualified to practise in France, the Republic of Ireland and the UK. He advises on project finance as well as structured trade and export finance. He has a particular strength in cross-border work, with clients including leading international financial institutions. A satisfied client remarks that "he is friendly and extremely knowledgeable," and adds: "His advice was highly regarded by all lenders involved."

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Banking & Finance


Michael Foundethakis
Band 4, Foreign expert for Africa-wide, Foreign expert for Germany, Foreign expert for UK