Vera Losonci is a U.S. and English qualified international counsel in the Corporate Department. Her practice covers a broad spectrum of cross-border transactions, with a special focus on capital markets and securities matters, and transactions in emerging market jurisdictions. She also advises clients in significant cross-border mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions, as well as on corporate governance matters.

Ms. Losonci is recognised as a leading individual by Chambers Europe (2021). In previous editions of the guide, clients say she “really knows her stuff,” and “she is very approachable, a pleasure to work with, and very collaborative.” Named a Next Generation Partner by The Legal 500 UK (2024) for her work in emerging markets, Ms. Losonci has received praise for her “incredible knowledge.” She is also recommended by IFLR1000 (2022).

She is the author or co-author of a number of articles including “European Union Green Bonds Regulation,” Global Trade Law Review (May, 2024); “Key Changes In FRC Code Aim To Promote Good Governance,” Law360 (February, 2024); “How FCA Listing Regime Reform Proposals Are Developing,” Law360 (January, 2024); “Breaking Down The UK's Draft Updates To Prospectus Regime,” Law360 (September, 2023); “UK Proposals to Reform Listing Rules to Attract SPACs and Technology Companies,” Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance (May, 2021); “Debevoise Discusses When to Disclose a European Deal,” The CLS Blue Sky Blog (May, 2019); “EU Advises Businesses to Ramp Up Brexit Preparations,” Debevoise Client Update (July, 2018); “Debevoise On Brexit: The ‘No-Deal Deal’,” The Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog (February, 2018).

Speaking engagements include “Depositary Receipt IPOs and Other Depositary Receipt-Related Transactions,” The Bank of New York Mellon Depositary Receipts Conference (June 2023), “Changes to UK Listing Rules,” BVCA Tax, Legal & Regulatory Conference (November, 2021); “Equity Buybacks in Times of Crisis”, Debevoise Seminar (April, 2020); “International Issues Facing Senior Lawyers Active in Emerging Markets”, Debevoise Emerging Markets Legal Symposium (November, 2019 and November 2018); “Russian Equity Buybacks – Recent Trends and Key Structuring Considerations”,  Debevoise Seminar (October, 2018); “21st Century Capital Markets”, The Bank of New York Mellon Depositary Receipts, Capital Markets & Investor Relations Seminar (April, 2018).

Ms. Losonci maintains an active pro bono practice, and is former trustee of the UK Friends of the National Museum for Women in the Arts.

Ms. Losonci, who is fluent in French, Hungarian and Russian, and speaks basic Italian, received her B.A. from Hunter College magna cum laude, Special Honors Curriculum, and her J.D. from the Benjamin M. Cardozo School of Law cum laude. She is admitted to the New York bar and is qualified as a solicitor in England & Wales.


  • Hunter College, B.A.
  • Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Solicitor, England & Wales