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Hamish in 60 seconds

Hamish is an experienced banking and finance lawyer with expertise advising lenders and borrowers on a wide range of financing transactions, including development, project and general corporate finance.

Hamish has over 10 years' experience in Australia and New Zealand acting for banks and other financial institutions, as well as borrowers, advising on a wide range of financing transactions, including debt restructuring transactions.

Hamish's clients include all 4 major Australian banks, and he has particular expertise in bilateral and syndicated loans for infrastructure and property development projects throughout Australia. He is well regarded by clients for his commercial and efficient approach to transactions.

Hamish also plays a central role in the firm's personal property securities team and brings direct experience and understanding of the regime through his previous practice in New Zealand.


  • BCA, LLB (Hons)

    International experience

    Hamish previously worked at a leading law firm Buddle Findlay in New Zealand.

Hamish's Recent Experience

Big 4 Australian Bank

Acting for an Australian bank in relation to a syndicated facility provided to an offshore property fund to acquire a half interest in a Sydney CBD commercial office tower and retail complex. The financing required complex tripartite arrangements with the co-owner of the property, as well as RailCorp and the City Council in respect of leasehold aspects of the retail complex.

Australian Lender Syndicate

Acting for a syndicate of financiers a Challenger managed fund for the acquisition of a half interest in 4 major NSW and Victorian shopping centres.

Australian Bank Syndicate

Acting for multiple syndicates of financiers to the Redcape and HPI hotel property funds (including restructuring existing facilities and advising on the subsequent takeovers, schemes of arrangement, ASX listing refinancing).

Hamish's Recent Insights

Not-for-profits under financial stress – what does this mean for you?

  • 18 May 2017

News reports in recent days that the Newcastle Anglican Diocese is facing a $1 million shortfall in this financial year is a timely reminder of the risks facing lenders into the church and not-for-...