"We're happy with them. They're very good - very impressive, extremely responsive and very diligent. They give well thought through commercial advice"  Client, Chambers Europe

Schoenherr advises on banking, finance (including project and acquisition finance), debt restructuring and refinancing, acquisition and disposition of distressed assets and loan portfolios, claims trading, capital market transactions involving equity (including equity linked and hybrid), debt (including high yield) and regulatory capital issuances, funds, derivatives, structured finance, securitisation, and other financial services. We provide transactional and regulatory advice. In addition, we support our financial services clients in their litigation and dispute resolution needs, from high-profile disputes and major investigations, to reputational risk management and compliance issues. Our lawyers act for major international and regional banks, other financial institutions (insurance companies, funds and asset managers), corporates (issuers, borrowers and sponsors), sovereigns and quasi-sovereigns. Chambers (2017 & 2018), IFLR1000 (2017 & 2018), Legal 500 (2017 & 2018) and Germany’s JUVE (2017 & 2018) have all ranked Schoenherr’s banking and finance practice as top tier.


  • general banking
  • finance (including acquisition and project finance)
  • debt restructuring and refinancing
  • acquisition and disposition of distressed and/or non-core bank assets and loan portfolios
  • special situations investment and claims trading 
  • debt, hybrid and equity/equity-linked capital markets including regulatory capital and liability management transactions
  • derivatives, structured finance and securitisation
  • funds and asset management
  • financial services regulatory
  • banking, financial services and derivatives litigation