Banking and finance
Domestic and cross-border finance expertise
Laga’s Banking & Finance department consists of close to fifteen qualified lawyers, with a practice focus on all aspects of banking, project and structured finance, syndicate lending, debt capital markets and debt restructurings and financial law. Our team provides a full range of services in connection with banking and securities law and is involved in complex Belgian and cross border financing transactions as well as advisory work.
Our practice is recognised as one of the leading practices in complex Belgium by Chambers & Partners (Global and Europe editions), Legal 500 and IFLR. Our team acts for the different stakeholders in financing transactions, involving credit institutions, financial institutions, corporates, rating agencies and public (federal and regional) entities.
(Clients) say that the firm "delivers excellent work" and praise the depth of talent in the practice.
Areas of expertise
Our team advises clients in relation to a full spectrum of banking and financial products including:
- Syndicated lending
- Acquisition finance
- Asset finance
- Structured finance/securitisation (RMBS, CMBS, ABS, CDO/CLO, covered bonds)
- Debt capital markets
- Project finance
- Financial services
- Bankruptcy and insolvency law, debt restructuring
- Funds (UCITS and non-UCITS)
- Real estate finance
- Banking litigation
Where appropriate to ensure a seamless and comprehensive high-quality service, the Laga team works closely on a good friends basis with select local law firms that are prominent in their respective jurisdictions, as well as with financial, assurance and advisory, tax and consulting specialists. Through its proven working experience with foreign law firms, the Laga Banking & Finance practice therefore provides a credible choice for cross-border financing transactions.