Davide Barzilai is a banking and finance lawyer based in London (being English and Hong Kong law qualified) having previously worked in our Hong Kong and Singapore offices. Davide is active and has substantial experience in advising lenders and borrowers in the following markets: corporate loans (including syndicated, bilateral and asset based lending), asset finance (particularly within the shipping sector), structured trade and commodity finance and Islamic finance.
Davide is ranked by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017 for Banking and Finance China (Hong Kong) being noted for structured trade and asset finance and was noted by clients as being "hands-on, commercial-minded and sensitive to the business's concerns" and "responsive and accommodating of deadlines". Davide is recommended for structured trade finance and Islamic finance by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017. Davide was recognised as 'Islamic Finance Lawyer of the Year in Hong Kong' 2016 by Corporate Intl Magazine.
Following the Federal Government’s announcement in its Budget last week to enhance access to asset based financing, this article discusses the implications in respect of Islamic Financing in Australia..
May 10, 2016
A European directive has recently been passed which will have significant implications for those documenting financing transactions globally, not just in Europe..
February 17, 2016
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Standard Chartered Bank in relation to a US$700m syndicated conventional loan agreement and Islamic commodity Murabaha facility to the Government of Pakistan with a guarantee from the World Bank (acting through the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD))..
May 24, 2018
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised CCB International on its purchase of US$9.28m and US$6.19m convertible bonds issued by Pa Shun Pharmaceutical International Holdings Limited and the US$13m note issued by Common Splendor International Health Industry Group Limited..
January 03, 2017