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Norton Rose provides associate to capital markets apply from Dentons

  • Battiwala focuses on Islamic and traditional derivatives and structured finance
  • He’s a veteran of Dentons and Allen & Overy

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Norton Rose Fulbright has expanded its capital markets crew in London with derivatives and structured finance associate, Yusuf Battiwala, from Dentons.

Battiwala counsels banks, corporates and funds and works on each standard and Islamic finance issues involving all main monetary asset courses, in line with Norton Rose.

At Dentons, he served as a associate on the banking and finance crew, advising on derivatives and structured finance transactions in rising markets.

Prior to becoming a member of Dentons in 2019, Battiwala was at Allen & Overy for 15 years, specializing in Middle Eastern and international Islamic derivatives, in line with his Linkedin profile.

Battiwala additionally advises trade our bodies such because the International Swaps and Derivatives Association and the International Islamic Financial Market, in line with Norton Rose.

Battiwala “brings with him a wealth of experience gained from advising some of the world’s leading financial institutions on highly complex derivatives matters,” Chris Brown, Norton Rose’s head of banking and finance for Europe, Middle East and Asia, mentioned in a press release.

Norton Rose has boosted its Middle East hiring, bringing in a number of companions over the previous 18 months, together with veteran dealmaker Zubair Mir from Herbert Smith Freehills in Dubai earlier in October.

Dentons didn’t instantly reply to a request for touch upon Battiwala’s departure.

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