Joshua Van der Ploeg | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Joshua Van der Ploeg
Joshua Van der Ploeg

Joshua Van der Ploeg

Associate, London

T +44 20 7532 1444



Joshua Van der Ploeg is an associate in the Firm's Capital Markets practice group in London. He has experience representing underwriters and issuers (public and private) on a range of capital markets and liability management transactions, with a primary focus on emerging and frontier markets.

In 2014, Mr. Van der Ploeg completed a secondment as a legal consultant to the African Development Bank.

Mr. Van der Ploeg joined the Firm in 2012, prior to which he practiced as an associate at another leading international law firm.

Bars and Courts

  • California State Bar


  • JD, University of Michigan Law School
  • BA, Northwest Nazarene University


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Czech


The Arrangers and Dealers in the establishment of the US$3 billion GMTN Programme of the Africa Finance Corporation and the US$750 million Rule 144A/ Reg S issuance of senior notes thereunder.

The City of Kyiv (Ukraine), on the exchange offer and consent solicitation relating to the restructuring of its existing US$550 million loan participation notes in exchange for Ukrainian sovereign and GDP-linked securities.

The Republic of Namibia in its Rule 144A/ Reg S issuance of US$750 million senior notes.

Kaupthing hf, a former Icelandic bank, on the global restructuring of over US$40 billion of creditor claims.

Joint Stock Company "The State Export-Import Bank of Ukraine" (Ukreximbank) in its consent solicitation and exchange offer related to the restructuring of its existing loan participation notes.


  • Africa: No Longer a Frontier, IFLR, January 18, 2016, (co-author)
  • The challenges faced by African issuers, IFLR, September 25, 2012, (co-author)