Richard Wilkes

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

Richard Wilkes

Richard Wilkes

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Biography

Richard Wilkes is a banking lawyer based in London. He is part of the global infrastructure, mining and commodities group, having joined the practice in 2014 from another Tier 1 ranked trade finance firm.

Richard has experience of a wide range of banking and finance transactions and focuses on structured trade and commodity finance, trade finance and project finance. He acts for banks, DFIs, traders, exporters and alternative financiers on a variety of cross-border financings in emerging and developed markets within the energy and natural resources sector.

Richard's work in the structured trade area includes pre-export and prepayment financings, borrowing base facilities, tolling facilities, inventory finance, repos and other off-balance sheet financings, receivables purchase, invoice discounting and other forms of supply chain finance.

Richard has completed a secondment to a major international bank. He is recommended in Legal 500 UK 2017 for his Trade Finance work.


Professional experience

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  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales