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Damian Walsh is a Special Counsel in our Banking & Finance Team.  Damian has extensive experience gained in Australia and overseas, in both private practice and in-house with two large Australian banks.  During his career Damian has worked in Australia, Japan and the UK on a range of high-value transactions, including a number of multi-billion dollar banking and corporate transactions.

Damian has experience in corporate finance, property finance, bilateral lending, syndicated loans (including LMA and APLMA documentation based lending), club loans, project finance, structured finance (including securitisation) and agrifinance.  He has worked on a number of large finance restructurings, particularly in relation to property and agriculture managed investment schemes.  He has also provided regulatory, risk, compliance and retail banking advice to a range of clients and has advised in relation to reinsurance and insurance portfolio transfers.  He acts for both borrowers and lenders.

Specific experience examples

  • acting for a major Australian bank in relation to the financing of a large property development in Southbank
  • acting for a major bank in relation to the refinancing of a property development
  • advising a global HR firm in relation to its corporate facilities
  • advising a financier in relation to its wholesale funding arrangements
  • acting for a major bank in relation to the financing of a large property development in Box Hill
  • providing advice in relation to complex priority and intercreditor arrangements
  • advising a major bank in relation to issues arising from the acquisition of a client
  • advising a major Australian bank in relation to a number of agrifinance matters
  • advising on the US2.03 billion sale of a Japanese IT company
  • advising on the financing of the US15.3 billion acquisition of a large Japanese telco