Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Banking & Finance Department

Australia
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What the team is known for An established team targeting quality corporate and real estate acquisitions. Acts on cross-border mandates for borrowers and lenders, especially supporting US and Asian financiers with their Australian activity, and has established credentials assisting foreign private equity clients with Australia financing arrangements and repricing. Acts on a wide range of property matters including acquisitions, developments and refinancings.

Strengths A client says that the team is "really good at getting to the core of issues," and adds: "They're very responsive and work very long hours, often to tight deadlines"

Work highlights Acted as Australian counsel to Silverlake on the financing of its AUD1.3 billion acquisition of live entertainment and ticketing company TEG from Affinity Equity.

Acted for a syndicate of international financial institutions, led by ANZ, on the AUD350 million Stage 1 financing of the Destination Gold Coast development.

Notable practitioners


Brad Husband
, who co-leads the property finance team, advises both bank and non-bank lenders. A client praises his "broad legal expertise" in the space.


Brad Robinson
enjoys a strong reputation for corporate finance, and is praised by a client for his "in-depth knowledge andcommerciality."

Property finance specialist
Henry Self
acts prominently on development financing matters. A market source, who describes him as "incredibly well regarded," reports seeing him regularly on "large, sophisticated deals."