Media release I Gadens strengthens with new restructuring partner in Sydney
9 November 2017
National firm Gadens has appointed James Roland as a partner in its Banking and Finance Team in Sydney. James joins Gadens from TurksLegal, prior to which he was senior legal counsel at National Australia Bank. Highly regarded and well recognised in his field, James offers specialist expertise across all areas of corporate restructuring, banking, and insolvency law.
Grant Scott-Hayward, Gadens’ Chief Executive Officer said:
“James is a valuable addition to our national Banking and Finance Team. With 20 years’ experience advising secured lenders in relation to managing corporate loan exposures, including refinancing and restructuring transactions, informal workouts, all forms of insolvency administration and enforcement, James will play a prominent role in helping to lead and grow our banking, insolvency and restructuring practice, particularly in the Sydney market”.
Commenting on his decision to join Gadens, James Roland said:
“Gadens has a strong banking, insolvency and restructuring practice which is ideally positioned to provide great service and value to clients. I was immediately impressed by the firm’s strategic focus and its commitment to fostering a united and collaborative culture. I am looking forward to contributing to the continued success of a strong and growing team”.
“Through his career, James has advised on a number of high profile and complex insolvency and restructuring matters. His expertise will complement existing capabilities across our firm and enhance our specialist offerings for clients. We are delighted to welcome James to Gadens”, concluded Mr Scott-Hayward.
Joining Gadens with James is Clementine Woodhouse, an Associate in the Banking & Finance Team.
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