Banking and Finance
With over 1,000 lawyers worldwide, we have one of the largest and most international teams of banking and finance lawyers of any global law firm. Few practices can match our top tier position across the full range of financial products.
With such a deep team and global reach, international and industry-leading ‘first-of-a-kind’ transactions are our hallmark. We have been instrumental in nearly all the major developments in the modern financial markets.
The past few years have been the most challenging in the history of the international financial markets and have required fresh thinking as the markets adjust to continually changing economic, political and regulatory conditions. Renowned for our intellectual rigour, our banking and finance lawyers draw on deep product expertise and regularly work alongside our regulatory, litigation, restructuring and other specialists – particularly important in light of recent market conditions – to develop innovative solutions for our clients, often incorporating complex financing techniques that lead the industry.
That is why over 800 corporate and financial institution participants in the financial markets entrust us with the full range of their domestic and cross-border transactions.
News & insights
News: 15 SEPTEMBER 2021
Allen & Overy is expanding its Sub-Saharan Africa Banking and Projects practices in Johannesburg with the arrival of three new partners. Ryan Nelson, Alexandra Clüver and Alessandra Pardini will join…Read more
News: 14 JULY 2021
Allen & Overy has been recognised once again as the leading adviser in several categories for leveraged finance and high yield in Europe, according to data published by Debtwire which covers the first…Read more
News: 30 JUNE 2021
Allen & Overy has won an outstanding 21 transactional awards at the IJ Global Awards 2021. In addition to the 21 transactional awards, A&O's Asia Pacific team picked up the prestigious prize of Asia…Read more
Publications: 27 APRIL 2021
First featured as an article in Global Restructuring Review, Jennifer Marshall and Harini Viswanathan consider what the Gategroup convening judgment that found UK restructuring plans to be an…Read more