Nuncio D'Angelo

Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

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Nuncio D'Angelo

Nuncio D'Angelo



Nuncio D'Angelo is a banking and finance lawyer based in Sydney and is the Australia co-head of the banking and finance team.

With over 20 years of experience, Nuncio has deep knowledge in the full range of corporate, property and structured finance. He has also acted on corporate rescue and insolvency work-outs (acting for both financiers and corporates), and distressed debt trading. Within that broad discipline, he has practiced in trusts/managed investment schemes and insolvency. Innovative onshore and offshore structuring solutions also form part of Nuncio’s extensive experience.

Nuncio has taught and published in the field of Banking & Finance law during his entire professional career.

Nuncio has acted for all of the major Australian banks and many UK, US and Asian institutions, as well as major Australian corporates and funds.

Professional experience

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2013 PhD in Law, University of Sydney (including a 5 month sabbatical exchange to Harvard Law School)
2007 Master of Laws (LLM), University of Sydney
2004 Admitted, Supreme Court of Western Australia
2001 Admitted, Supreme Court of Victoria
1985 Admitted, Supreme Court of New South Wales
1985 Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Bachelor of Jurisprudence (BJuris), University of New South Wales
1995: Admitted, High Court of Australia

August 2012 – current: Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
1995 – 2012: Partner, King & Wood Mallesons (formerly Mallesons Stephen Jaques)
1991 – 1994: Senior Associate, King & Wood Mallesons
1988 – 1991: Solicitor (foreign), Norton Rose, London and Bahrain offices
1986 – 1988: Solicitor, King & Wood Mallesons

Asia Pacific Loan Market Association (APLMA)
Banking & Financial Services Law Association (BFSLA)
Finance & Treasury Association (FTA)
APLMA – Documentation & Legal Issues Committee member
BFSLA – Vice President, Board member, Conference Planning Committee member and Academic Committee member
FTA - Technical Committee member

Nuncio’s PhD thesis was entitled “The Trust: From Guardian to Entrepreneur.  Why the Changing Role of the Trust Demands a Better Legal Framework for Allocating Stakeholder Risk”.

Nuncio was a Visiting Fellow in the Applied Finance Centre at Macquarie University, lecturing in finance law and legal risk in their Master of Applied Finance (MAppFin) course from 1993 to 1998.

He is currently Visiting/part-time Lecturer in Sydney Law School’s LLM

Nuncio regularly conducts banking law training modules for clients


Australia: LIBOR transition: The countdown has started

Publication | August 31, 2020

The Hayne Royal Commission

Thought leadership | February 15, 2019