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Norton Rose Fulbright

Banking & Finance (International Firms)

2 ranked lawyersBand 2ChinaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Skilled at handling syndicated loans as well as structured, commodity and trade finance. Regularly active on financing for the healthcare, insurance, wholesale and retail sectors. Offers strong coverage in Greater China through its offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing. Particularly active on large outbound financing and refinancing. Expanding its capability in green financing. Skilfully represents major Chinese and international banks as well as borrowers. Frequently advises on cross-border mandates across the Asia-Pacific region.

Strengths

"I would rate NRF as highly efficient," enthuses one client, who also appreciates the team for being "professional and diligent in supporting us in the deal making, execution and completion."

Work highlights

Assisted a syndicate of 20 banks, including ANZ and Bank of China, with a green loan of USD500 million to CGNPC International.

Notable practitioners

David Milligan is involved in a wide range of transactions, including green loans, bilateral and syndicated lending. He is the principal LIBOR/IBOR expert in the team, and is also sought after for his knowledge of fintech matters.

Peter Haslam is a longstanding figure in the market who has notable expertise in international trade finance and ECA finance. "His market knowledge and credentials in our key markets are excellent," reports one complimentary client, while another agrees that he is "very experienced and knowledgeable."

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Banking & Finance: Hong Kong-based (International Firms)


David Milligan
Up and Coming
Peter Haslam
Band 2