Norton Rose Fulbright

Banking & Finance Department

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What the team is known for Exceptional project finance practice with additional expertise in trade finance, commodities finance and export finance. Additional expertise in asset financing, with notable strength in aviation finance and shipping finance. Clients include domestic and international banks, leasing companies and asset managers. Regulatory team assists clients with Brexit-related matters as well as domestic stock exchange regulation.

Strengths Clients say: "The team is a highly valued partner due to the expertise of the lawyers, the firm's cross-border capabilities and its great approach to client service."

Others highlight the team's "highly skilled individuals" who are "easy to access, transparent, open to dialogue and very effective."

Work highlights Advised Quantlab on its licence application for trading in the Netherlands.

Notable practitioners

Floortje Nagelkerke advises clients on a range of regulatory issues, including stock market regulation and mandates relating to payment services. Clients value her "in-depth knowledge of regulatory matters and keen strategic and business sense."

Wouter Hertzberger has extensive experience in project finance transactions. One impressed client states: "He is one of the brightest lawyers I have ever met. The way he jumps into a deal and immediately understands it is really impressive." Another source remarks that "he is very smart and pragmatic," and "stands out in terms of making deals."