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Banking & Finance

8 ranked lawyersBand 1AustraliaGlobal 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Allens is noted for its leading full-service practice with top-tier domestic and international bank clients, as well as global corporates and funds. Market-leading acquisition finance practice with notable strengths in the areas of defence and logistics acquisitions, and very well regarded for property financing and large syndicated corporate financing. Prominent in asset finance and leasing, operating across all major asset classes, notably including aircraft and automotive. Leverages its alliance with the global Linklaters network to further assist clients.

Notable practitioners

Alan Maxton is one of Australia's leading figures in corporate and asset finance, a client commenting: "Not only is he an expert in his field but he is calm under pressure, reliable and well regarded. He has a deep understanding of our business, our requirements and our challenges, and we feel confident with him by our side."

Jo Folan heads the property finance practice and is known for representing borrowers, lenders and sponsors on significant mandates. "She’s a pleasure to deal with and has great attention to detail as well as keeping the bigger picture in mind," comments a client, adding: "She provides tremendous reassurance to us."

Mark Kidston is a respected acquisition finance practitioner who also handles property financing matters. "He's a very senior partner with lots of experience," appreciates one client, who adds: "They way he runs his team is that he's personally involved in all our projects."

Renee Boundy specialises in asset finance and handles a range of matters including aircraft, airport and automotive financing. A client says: "She's practical and pragmatic in her approach, highly supportive from a client perspective and able respond quickly to our needs."

Tom Highnam is active on corporate and acquisition finance, and is particularly noted for his work in the funds finance area.

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Australia

Banking & Finance: Acquisition Finance


Mark Kidston
Band 2
Tom Highnam
Band 3

Banking & Finance: Asset Finance & Leasing


Alan Maxton
Band 1
Renee Boundy
Band 3

Banking & Finance: Corporate Finance


Alan Maxton
Band 1
Tom Highnam
Band 2

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