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Jones Day adds Banking, Finance & Securities partner Ben Fox to Amsterdam Office

June 2018


The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Ben Fox will join the Firm in Amsterdam as a partner in its Banking, Finance & Securities Practice.

Mr. Fox advises clients on secured and unsecured syndicated lending; real estate finance, asset finance, and leveraged finance transactions; and other complex, banking-related matters. He has represented both banks and borrowers on domestic and cross-border transactions.

"Ben's arrival brings us great industry experience, and adds strength and depth to what is already a very talented team in Europe where we continue to see opportunities for growth," said Alban Caillemer du Ferrage, who co-leads Jones Day's Banking, Finance & Securities Practice. "Amsterdam is an important financial center, as evidenced by the presence of several major banking institutions and the level of activity and the sophistication of the deal flow in the Dutch M&A market. Ben's experience will benefit our clients across Europe, and I enthusiastically welcome him to Jones Day."

Mr. Fox has worked with major international and Dutch financial institutions, alternative capital providers, and other non-bank lenders. He has also represented numerous Dutch corporates in their financing matters.

"Ben is our third high-profile hire this year in Amsterdam, and is evidence that talent attracts more talent," added Yvan Desmedt, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's Amsterdam Office. "His experience with Dutch lenders and work with alternative capital providers and multinational corporates will allow him to immediately assist our clients across Europe and throughout the world. His arrival sends a clear message that Jones Day is committed to providing our clients in Europe access to dedicated lawyers that can offer advice and insight."

Practicing in Amsterdam since 2001, Mr. Fox is highly ranked by Chambers Global and The Legal 500. He is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales, and as an advocaat in The Netherlands.
Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 43 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.

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