' ... outstanding. Excellent drafting, very responsive and always on hand to assist.'
Legal 500 2023

Overview

David Fraher is a senior associate in the Banking & Finance practice of the London office.

He primarily focuses on cross-border debt transactions in emerging markets, particularly export, multilateral and syndicated financings in the commodity, energy, infrastructure and manufacturing sectors. He represents both lenders and borrowers and has a particular interest in financings for sovereigns and state-owned enterprises, as well as export credit agency backed transactions.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown in 2019 David practised law at an English magic circle firm and a leading international firm in London. In 2018 David undertook a client secondment to a major commercial bank where he primarily supported its project finance team in relation to financings in the renewables sector.

David is a member of the 5th working group for Future of Export Finance (“FEX”). FEX aims to provide a platform for younger professionals in export finance to network, to enhance stakeholders’ knowledge of export finance and to promote export finance as a career option.

Admissions

  • England and Wales

Activities

  • David is a member of the 5th working group for Future of Export Finance (“FEX”). FEX aims to provide a platform for younger professionals in export finance to network, to enhance stakeholders’ knowledge of export finance and to promote export finance as a career option.
  • Listed as a key lawyer for Power and Finance: Trade Finance, Ashley McDermott and senior associate David Fraher ‘display a level of professionalism in their work that makes them stand out by its evident thoroughness and quality‘. ‘David Fraher and Ashley McDermott have been outstanding. Excellent drafting, very responsive and always on hand to assist.’ ‘Ashley McDermott, David Fraher and James England all display a level of professionalism in their work that makes them stand out by its evident thoroughness and quality. A particularly pleasing hallmark of their work is the timeliness and sense of urgency with which it is unfailingly delivered.’ Legal 500 2023.
  • Listed as a key lawyer for Power (including Electricity, Nuclear and Renewables). Legal 500 2022.