Edina Schweizer joins Noerr as Partner in Budapest
Dr. Edina Schweizer has joined Noerr as Associated Partner in Budapest and Head of the local Banking & Finance team. She will also assume the role of co-head of Noerr’s CEE Banking and Finance Practice, which works across the core CEE countries of Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Hungary.
Edina has gained her professional experience working for major international law firms across a broad spectrum of legal areas for over 15 years. Most recently, she was Counsel at Kinstellar and left the law office after 8 years, having advised earlier in different positions at Linklaters and Freshfields respectively.
She has built a reputation as a leading lawyer with outstanding experience acting for both lenders and borrowers on a variety of complex domestic and cross border banking and finance transactions. Such transactions have included syndicated and club loans, project finance, real estate finance, acquisition finance, structured and leveraged finance, NPLs, debt restructurings, insolvency and banking regulatory matters. She is also well-experienced in advising on capital markets and securities transactions, including share and bond issues, IPOs, stock exchange listings, securitisation, derivatives (ISDA) and cap markets regulatory matters.
Andreas Naujoks, Global Head of Noerr’s Practice Group Banking & Finance: "We are delighted to strengthen our finance capacity in CEE. With Edina, we have gained a highly experienced lawyer with excellent know-how."
Zoltan Nadasdy, Head of Noerr’s Budapest office has commented: “Edina will bring significant value to our growing Budapest office in a number of areas which we are committed to develop and we are proud to have her with us.”
Jörg Menzer, Head of Noerr’s CEE offices has added: “Edina’s extensive knowledge of the finance markets and her solid professional standing will add from day one to Noerr’s dedication to build our practice further in the banking and finance area across the CEE region and in close cooperation with our German offices.”