Norton Rose Fulbright strengthens its banking team with Luxembourg hire

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has announced the appointment of Dorothée Ciolino, founding partner of law firm DCL Avocats, as special counsel in its banking and finance team, based in Luxembourg.

Through her appointment, Dorothée will strengthen the firm’s banking practice with her significant experience of issues relating to banking regulation, with a focus on FinTech, payment services and the digitalisation of payment means. Dorothée also has extensive knowledge of intellectual property law and new technologies, in particular in software development and implementation of SaaS and PaaS, as well as data protection issues.

In addition, Dorothée teaches in the Faculty of Law of the University Nancy 2.

Stéphane Braun, head of Luxembourg at Norton Rose Fulbright, commented: "With the digitalisation of the banking and finance sector, it is essential for us to strengthen our expertise in the field of FinTech and payment services today, in order to be able to assist our clients in this area tomorrow. Dorothée's recruitment is part of our wider strategy to further enhance our leading practice."

Dorothée commented: "I am delighted to join Norton Rose Fulbright's banking and finance team. The firm has a strong reputation financial services. This move represents a new challenge for me in my career and I look forward to working alongside the team, who I already know very well."