Herbert Smith Freehills is renowned for its full-service practice with high-quality capabilities across the sector. Notable experience on asset leasing matters combined with well-honed expertise acting on high-value real estate development and corporate financing and refinancing arrangements, acting for borrowers and lenders. Further expertise representing borrowers in relation to acquisition financings. Operates on complex cross-border financing, leveraging the firm's broader global presence to assist multinational clients.
John Angus is positioned at the forefront of the asset finance and leasing market and has considerable experience in aviation finance.
Melita Cottrell is recognised for her expertise in major property finance matters. A client describes her as "very personable and fun to work with," adding: "She's a commercial and extremely solid lawyer with great technical expertise."
Hayley Neilson enjoys a strong reputation for acquisition finance, especially in private equity financing transactions, and regularly acts on complex matters. A client comments: "Not only is her technical ability extremely strong, she ensures timelines are always met, any client concerns are addressed and she is an excellent negotiator against opposing counsel."