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International Banking & Finance Lawyers

At CMS we employ more than 500 banking and finance lawyers across over 40 countries to anticipate, interpret and advise on the local, cross-border and international laws shaping your markets. So whatever is ahead, we’re already taking action.

CMS Banking & Finance lawyers provide local and international expertise in the full spectrum of banking and finance.

Our lawyers advise on the full range of banking law and finance:

  • Banking law and regulation
  • Finance
  • Finance restructuring
  • Capital markets

As a group we combine our expertise to drive important issues for our clients through regular and pertinent communication, expert guides and thought leadership.

From deep-rooted local advice to multi-jurisdictional expertise, our teams offer you consistent, top quality service. Our lawyers across the globe know one another and work together in specially selected teams to focus on your specific needs.

Please get in touch with the Global Heads of the Banking & Finance group below.

Here you can find a list of all lawyers globally.

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Kerstin Block
Dr. Kerstin Block, LL.B.
Germany, Hamburg
Kerstin Block advises German and international banks, leasing companies and investors on financing and leasing transactions. Her expertise covers a wide variety of financings with a particular focus on...
Jaime Bofill
Spain, Madrid
Jaime Bofill heads the Insurance, Reinsurance & Innovation department at CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo. He specialises in insurance, reinsurance, financial institutions, retail banking, payment services...
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Paolo Bonolis
Italy, Rome
Paolo Bonolis has been the head of the Banking and Financial Law Department since 2005.His professional activities and experience includes advising some of the top Italian and foreign banks and financial...
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Alexandre Bordenave
France, Neuilly-sur-Seine
Alexandre advises financial institutions and their clients in the implementation and negotiation of securitisation and structured finance transactions. Alexandre is very keen on practising law thoroughly...
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Jan Willem Bouman
Netherlands, Utrecht
Jan Willem Bouman has been working for more than 30 years in the area of company law, particularly in relation to companies in distress. Jan Willem has frequently been appointed as a trustee in domestic...
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Jason Brooks
United Kingdom, London
Jason Brooks is a partner in the Financial Services and Products group.  He advises leading investment and retail banks as well as other financial institutions and corporates on a wide range of derivatives...
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Martin Brown
United Kingdom, London
Martin Brown has over 18 years’ experience of advising lenders, borrowers and insolvency practitioners on all aspects of financial restructurings and non-litigious aspects of formal insolvency proceedings...
United Kingdom
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Aidan Campbell
United Kingdom, Glasgow
Aidan Campbell is a partner in the Financial Services and Products Group and specialises in investment funds.He has over 16 years of experience of working with fund providers and distributors to deliver...
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Michael Cavers
United Kingdom, London
Michael Cavers is a partner in the Financial Services and Products Group. Having joined CMS in 2002, he became a partner in 2012 and has extensive experience advising on a range of debt capital markets...
Anne Chitan
Anne Chitan
Global Co-Head of Communications, TMC
United Kingdom, London
Anne is a partner in the Finance Group. Her practice covers various industry sectors with a main focus on telecoms, media and technology. Anne is also qualified project manager.Anne started her career...