Paul advises major Australian and international financiers and corporate borrowers in a number of key areas including corporate finance, acquisition and project finance, asset and structured finance and debt capital markets. Through a four year secondment in Hong Kong earlier in his career, Paul also has considerable knowledge and experience working with Asian-based clients and counter-parties.
Paul has acted in a broad range of domestic and cross-border secured and unsecured finance transactions utilising various recourse and multi-lender structures including syndicated (including section 128F compliant structures) and club loans, ‘linked’ bilateral facilities and risk participations, both in the mid-market/corporate and institutional banking sectors.
Paul has presented seminars for lawyers and bankers on various topics including shareholder ‘whitewash’, multi-lender loan structures, security and practical tips and traps in everyday banking intercourse. He has also drafted practical legal guides to assist corporate bankers to document finance transactions.
Paul has been named in Best Lawyers™ Australia for Asset Finance law, Banking and Finance Law, Debt Capital Markets Law, Derivatives, Project Finance and Development Practice, and Structured Finance Law. He has also been named a leading Banking & Finance Lawyer by Doyle’s Guide.
Paul’s recent experience includes: