Ashurst boosts derivatives practice with new partner

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.”

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