Chris is a specialist corporate finance lawyer with expertise in corporate financing, private debt investments and debt restructuring, gained over many years as a partner at Allen & Overy and Herbert Smith Freehills. He is recognised in Chambers Asia Pacific Legal Guide 2017, whoswholegal and Best Lawyers Guide as one of Australia's leading banking and financing lawyers.

He established his boutique legal advisory firm in 2016 to provide top quality legal services to participants in the debt markets which is delivered with cost certainty, independence and integrity.

Chris provides pragmatic, efficient and commercially focused advice on property and construction financing, acquisition finance, core corporate financings, pre-IPO financings, hedging and debt capital markets issues.

He also provides law firms and companies with a legal contracting service focused on his core strength in financing arrangements, offering specialist advice on documentation, structuring and legal risk.

A big hitter in the leveraged financing space.
— Chambers Asia Pacific Guide 2017


  • Corporate Finance
  • Property and Project Finance
  • Acquisition Finance
  • Restructuring and Distressed Debt
  • Private Debt Markets
  • Transaction Structuring



  • Allen & Overy
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • BT Financial Group

Roles Held

  • Partner
  • Consultant
  • Associate, Financial Markets

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