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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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Frank Fowlie
United Kingdom, Aberdeen
Frank Fowlie is a Corporate partner in the Aberdeen office of CMS and a member of our Energy & Climate Change sector group.Frank has extensive experience in all aspects of corporate work including mergers...
André Frischemeier
Dr. André Frischemeier
Germany, Frankfurt
André Frischemeier specialises in advising on financing transactions, restructurings and refinancings, acting for both German and international companies as well as investors and insurance companies...
Jürgen Frodermann
Dr. Jürgen Frodermann
Germany, Duesseldorf
Jürgen Frodermann advises companies on national and international M&A transactions and joint ventures. With more than 30 years of experience, he works on cross-border transactions and also advises his...
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Alan Fulton
United Kingdom, Edinburgh
Alan Fulton is a partner in our Finance team, having been with the firm since qualification. He acts for lenders, sponsors and borrowers, and is recommended for his encyclopaedic knowledge of the banking...
Walter Gapp
Attorney-at-law for capital market law
Austria, Vienna
Walter Gapp is an attorney-at-law who has specialized for many years in the fields of capital markets law and financial market regulation. He regularly advises on preparing issuance programmes as well...
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Simon Garrett
United Kingdom, London
Simon Garrett is a partner in the Insurance Team. He has worked as a lawyer in the London insurance market since 2001.  He acts for a variety of insurers, intermediaries and their insureds in defence...
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Domenico Gaudiello
Italy, Rome
Domenico Gaudiello is a Partner responsible for the Public Finance department within the Banking and Finance Group.He joined the firm in 2017, after 8 years as equity partner in a primary international...
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Karagh Gilliatt
United Kingdom, Edinburgh
Karagh Gilliatt is a partner in the firm’s Financial Services & Products Team and has over 10 years' experience in financial services law. Karagh specialises in regulated funds, asset and transitions...
Rita Gouveia
Portugal, Lisbon
Rita Gouveia has 20 years of experience in litigation and arbitration in domestic and international litigation in corporate relations, M&A transactions, financial and banking transactions, distribution...
Marcel Groenewegen
Netherlands, Amsterdam
Marcel Groenewegen is the head of the Banking & Finance Practice Group at CMS. He advises banks, financial institutions, leasing and factoring companies and other large companies and their directors...