Global law firm Ashurst announces the appointment of Daniel Franks as partner in the Global Markets practice, based in London.
Daniel joins from Norton Rose Fulbright where he has been a partner since 2014. Daniel is a derivatives and structured finance expert, with extensive experience across a broad range of capital markets transactions. He has a particular focus on OTC derivatives, repos, securities lending, structured products and structured finance transactions and advising on collateral, set-off, netting and derivatives enforceability. He is also well-known for his experience in the fintech space, advising on a number of digital assets platforms and financing arrangements.
“We are thrilled that Daniel will be joining us at Ashurst,” Mike Logie partner and head of global markets (UK/US) said. “He is an exceptionally well-regarded practitioner and his focus on investment bank clients is a perfect complement to our outstanding derivatives offering. Our reputation in sell-side work is second-to-none and Daniel will be a great addition to the practice, enhancing our client offering with both his sell-side and buy-side expertise.”
“Ashurst’s derivatives and structured products practice has an excellent reputation and I am very much looking forward to joining the firm,” Daniel said. “Ashurst’s areas of focus and collaborative client-first strategy aligns perfectly with my practice. I am excited to work with the team and contribute to further growing the firm’s presence in the market.”