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International Funds lawyers

Our global network of leading funds lawyers gives us a worldwide body of cutting-edge local knowledge of the latest trends in fund terms, taxation, regulation and markets.

Mixed with a culture of clarity and pragmatism, this allows us to offer effective, bespoke solutions to the very different needs of our diverse base of international manager and investor clients.

We are experts on all strategies and structures:

  • Institutional and retail funds
  • Private and listed structures
  • Real estate, debt, infrastructure and PE
  • Start-ups, global managers and institutions
  • Co-investment and segregated accounts

Local tax and regulatory expertise:

  • UK (London, Edinburgh and Glasgow)
  • EU (France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain and more)
  • Africa (South Africa)
  • Asia (Singapore, Hong Kong and China)
  • USA (a permanent regulatory presence)

Our specialised funds lawyers not only understand clients’ business and requirements, but also the funds landscape and its markets – established and emerging, global and local.

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Darren Stolzenberg
Darren Stolzenberg
United Kingdom, London
Darren is a Partner in our Funds and Indirect Real Assets team. He is qualified in Australia and England, and has been practising law in London since 1999.Darren has acted on a large and varied number...
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Jérôme Sutour
Head of Financial Services
France, Neuilly-sur-Seine
Jérôme joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 2007. He is responsible for the Financial Services Group within the firm's Banking, Finance & Insurance Department and co-chairs the Funds and Regulation...
Pippa Tasker
Pippa Tasker
United Kingdom, London
Pippa is a partner in the Financial Services Team. She advises on a wide range of regulatory and commercial issues affecting financial service providers and institutional investors, such as establishment...
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Benoît Vandervelde
Belgium, Brussels
Benoît specializes in banking and finance law as well as in regulatory insurance law. He mainly advises lenders and borrowers on financial transactions, including acquisition finance, syndicated loans...
Daniel Voigt
Dr. Daniel Voigt, MBA
Germany, Frankfurt
Daniel Voigt specialises in structuring and advising open-end and closed-end funds, with a focus on the increasingly important regulatory aspects affecting funds, their managers, depositaries as well...
Julius Wako
Julius Wako
Kenya, Nairobi
Julius is a Partner in the Corporate & Commercial Department, an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a qualified English Barrister. Julius trained at Kaplan & Stratton Advocates and previously worked...
Andrew Wellsted | Co-Head of Tax | South Africa
Andrew Wellsted
Co-Head of Tax
South Africa, Johannesburg
Andrew is a highly regarded tax practitioner operating primarily in South Africa and Africa. He is a lawyer by training and specialises in tax and transactional structuring solutions.His tax experience...
Zenin Vladimir
Vladimir Zenin
Head of M&A
Russia, Moscow
Vladimir specialises in corporate transactions and has advised clients in connection with private and competitive share and asset acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and...
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Jasper Kampherbeek
Toegevoegd Notaris
Netherlands, Amsterdam
Jasper Kampherbeek is a toegevoegd notaris in our Real Estate & Construction Practice Group. He specialises in property transactions and property development. He advises property developers, building...
Dr. Georg Lauster
Germany, Stuttgart
Georg Lauster advises German and international private equity funds and strategic investors on M&A transactions, acting on the buyers' as well as sellers' side. He also advises companies on establishing...