Dr Edina Schweizer

Ügyvéd
Associated Partner
Practice Group: Banking & Finance
Practice Group: Capital Markets

Edina Schweizer is an associated partner and head of the Banking & Finance team in our Budapest office. She is also co-head of Noerr’s CEE Banking & Finance practice. Edina is highly respected for her advice to both lenders and borrowers on a variety of complex domestic and cross-border banking and finance transactions. These include syndicated and club loans, project finance, real estate finance, acquisition finance, structured and leveraged finance, NPLs, debt restructurings, insolvency and banking regulatory matters. Apart from this, Edina has substantial experience in advising on capital markets and securities transactions, including share and bond issues, IPOs, stock exchange listings, securitisation, derivatives (ISDA) and capital markets regulatory matters.

Expertise

  • Syndicated lending 
  • Project finance 
  • Real estate finance 
  • Acquisition finance / leveraged finance 
  • Capital markets and derivatives 
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Career

  • Studied law at the University of Pecs
  • Postgraduate studies in banking and finance law at the Pazmany Peter University in Budapest
  • Junior associate at a law firm associated with a Big Six accounting firm
  • Associate in corporate and banking at a Magic Circle law firm
  • Managing associate and most recently counsel in banking and capital markets at a Magic Circle law firm and later its regional spin-off
  • At Noerr since 2017
  • Admitted to the Budapest Chamber of Lawyers

Distinctions

  • Recommended as a leading lawyer banking and finance lawyer, Chambers Global and Chambers Europe (2016 to 2018)
  • ‘Counsel Edina Schweizer recently assisted with various project finance and syndicated lending transactions. She receives praise for being "very experienced in drafting agreements.", Chambers Global and Chambers Europe (2017)
  • ’Multilingual counsel Edina Schweizer’ is recommended as being ’smart and enthusiastic’, Legal500 (2016)