What the team is known for
Corrs Chambers Westgarth boasts an established team targeting quality corporate and real estate acquisitions. Experienced acting on cross-border mandates for borrowers and lenders, especially supporting international 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.
Clients highlight the team's solutions-oriented approach as a key strength, one commenting: "The partners that I work with are looking for solutions to issues that get raised in negotiations; it is how we achieve the goal that matters, rather than try to win an argument with the other side's lawyers."
Another client concurs: "The expertise shown by the Corrs Chambers Westgarth team to find practical and commercial solutions to fit the circumstances has been invaluable."
Corrs Chambers Westgarth advised US-based private equity house Silver Lake on the financing of its acquisition of live entertainment and ticketing company TEG from Affinity Equity Partners.
co-leads the property finance team and counts both bank and non-bank lenders amongst his clientele. A client appreciates that he is "very knowledgeable and accessible,"
and goes on to add: "He quickly defines a resolution and focuses on it, tailoring his advice depending on what's required."
enjoys a strong reputation for corporate finance and is described by clients as "very hands-on, pragmatic and thorough,"
being praised for his "commerciality and assistance with negotiations."
is well regarded as a property finance specialist who acts prominently on development financing matters.
commands an excellent reputation for acquisition finance work. A client asserts: "I cannot rate him highly enough from an expertise, client care and commerciality perspective."
has an established reputation for his work in corporate and acquisition finance, with particularly noted expertise where restructuring and multicurrency facilities are concerned.