Karen in 60 seconds

Karen is a senior banking lawyer with extensive experience in advising banks and other financial institutions, corporate borrowers, and public sector bodies across a broad range of financing transactions.

Karen is a results-focused lawyer and is committed to delivering efficient and effective commercial solutions for her clients. Her expertise extends to structuring and documenting complex corporate and structured finance transactions, as well as debt restructuring and workout arrangements.

Karen's key clients include all of the Australian Big 4 Banks, as well as other domestic and overseas banks and financial institutions.


  • BA LLB

Karen's Recent Experience

Syndicate of banks

Provided Australian law advice to a lending syndicate in connection with a €75m acquisition finance facility to fund the takeover of a listed Australian mining company.

Investment Bank

Acted for an Australian ADI on the acquisition of loan portfolios with a face value of $2.8bn.

Financial Institution

Acted for an Australian corporate trustee and registrar in connection with a $1.68bn exchangeable bond issue to fund capital costs in connection with a LNG project in Papua New Guinea.

Big 4 Australian Bank

Acted for the lender on an $28m bridge facility to assist a German fund manager in the establishment of its first Australian property fund.