Pinsent Masons grows its Financial Services offering in Frankfurt with the appointment of Anthony Morton

04 May 2020 | 10:18 am | 1 min. read

Multinational law firm, Pinsent Masons, has appointed Banking & Restructuring partner Anthony Morton as it grows its Financial Services offering in Frankfurt.

Anthony joins from Norton Rose Fulbright, where he has been a banking and finance partner for the past six years.

Anthony covers a range of finance work, with a particular focus on export credit finance, project finance, asset finance and restructuring and distressed solutions. He will be joining the Banking & Restructuring team within the Finance & Projects group and will focus primarily on clients in the Financial Services sector.

Through his international project experience, he will join the firm's finance team servicing clients and projects in the Energy and Infrastructure sectors across the firm's multinational network, with a particular focus on Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

Commenting on Anthony's appointment, Rainer Kreifels, head of Pinsent Masons in Germany said:

"We are looking forward to welcoming Anthony to our Frankfurt office. His appointment greatly enhances our strength within the Financial Services sector in Germany and continues to develop the capabilities across our offices in Germany. Anthony works with clients on an international basis and as well as supporting our growing finance capabilities in Frankfurt, he will also be in a position to enhance the connectivity of our finance practice on an international level, working with colleagues across our network in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa."

Alexis Roberts, head of the Financial Services sector at Pinsent Masons added:

"Frankfurt is a major centre for financial services, particularly for banks and investment managers and it's fantastic to be able to strengthen our capabilities so significantly there through the appointment of Anthony. Our clients are multinational and complex institutions and Anthony's deep sector knowledge and legal experience within the sector will enable us to better support them."

Adding to the growing multinational Finance & Projects group, Anthony's appointment follows that of James Harris in Asia, Jim Hunwick in Sydney and Eran Chivka in Paris.

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