Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (‘Freshfields’) has strengthened its English law finance capabilities with the hire of Anouschka Zagorski as its head of English law finance. In this role, Anouschka will be responsible for Freshfields' English law advice across banking, structured finance and restructuring, with a special focus on the CEE region (Central and Eastern Europe). The native-born German will lead the English finance law team from the Vienna office.
Anouschka has more than 25 years of experience in advising global banks and financial institutions, as well as large companies and investors, on cross-border financing transactions and acquisitions. She specialises in corporate, export and trade finance, asset finance, acquisitions and project finance. Over the course of her career, Anouschka has worked with leading law firms in London, Doha and Frankfurt.
Dr. Thomas Zottl, office managing partner at Freshfields' Vienna office, commented: "Advising our clients on English law matters is becoming ever more important. With Anouschka as our new Head of English Law Finance, we are further expanding our advisory portfolio in this area. We are delighted to have gained an excellent lawyer for our office in Vienna with Anouschka Zagorski."