Kate Mills

Kate specialises in corporate and regulatory matters particularly in connection with corporate transactions, regulatory reviews, enforcement and investigations. Kate has experience in a range of corporate commercial matters including acquisitions by scheme of arrangement, contested takeovers, restructuring, tax, and securities class actions. Kate’s client base includes global investment and major retail banks, listed and unlisted […]

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Vaughan Petherbridge

Vaughan is a Partner in the Corporate Team and has over 20 years of experience at top-tier law firms and in-house in Australia and the United States. Specialising in corporate and commercial law, Vaughan’s work focuses on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), early stage investing, joint ventures, complex business separations and transitional arrangements, and general corporate […]

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Matthew Trinca

Matthew is a Special Counsel in the Banking & Finance Group. He acts for banks, financial institutions and borrowers in financing and lending transactions. His areas of expertise include property and construction finance, corporate and acquisition finance, aged care and retirement village financing, gaming and hospitality financing and the Personal Property Securities Act. Matthew has […]

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Anna Koumides

Anna joined Gadens in 2007, after having completed her articles of clerkship in the legal department of a major Australian financial institution. Anna was admitted as a solicitor and barrister of the Supreme Court of Victoria in February 2007. Anna has a wealth of experience in banking and finance litigation, insolvency and dispute resolution and regularly […]

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Louise Schmid

Louise is a Special Counsel in our Banking & Finance Team, specialising in litigation and insolvency. She practices primarily in the area of dispute resolution including corporate and personal insolvency and commercial litigation in all Victorian and Federal Courts, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and the High Court of Australia. Louise works closely with large […]

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Liam Hennessy

Liam Hennessy specialises in compliance / risk matters, regulatory investigations and complex disputes. His practice focuses on financial services clients, and he has acted for banks, insurers and others in the financial services industry in a number of significant regulatory investigations, commissions of inquiry and class actions spanning multiple international jurisdictions. Liam’s experience covers long […]

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Edward Martin

Edward specialises in major, complex disputes and investigations and has extensive experience acting for corporates ranging from multinational and ASX listed companies to not-for-profits, as well as for government entities. Edward regularly advises on complex commercial disputes, contentious regulatory cases, investigations and commissions of inquiry, particularly those relating to the financial services, education and healthcare […]

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Renae Suttor

Renae is a partner in our Banking & Finance Team, specialising in real estate investment and development finance. Renae has over 15 years of top tier experience and has acted for a wide variety of clients from banks, insurers and alternative lenders, to private equity houses, asset managers and property developers. Renae specialises in all […]

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Damian Walsh

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 […]

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Elliot Raleigh

Elliot is a Partner in our Banking & Finance Team specialising in construction and investment property finance (including senior debt, mezzanine debt and quasi-equity finance), corporate finance (syndicated, club and bilateral lending) across a wide range of industries, project finance and acquisition finance. His clients include Australian and international trading banks, investment banks and other […]

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Kathy Merrick

Kathy specialises in commercial litigation, dispute resolution and corporate insolvency, and has extensive experience advising in relation to Australia’s largest corporate disputes, investigations and collapses. Her experience includes representing numerous organisations and individuals in connection with investigations by ASIC into alleged breaches of various Corporations Act and National Credit Code provisions including claims of insider […]

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James Roland

James is a Partner in our Banking & Finance Team, specialising in all areas of banking, and corporate restructuring and insolvency law. James has extensive experience on a wide range of property, corporate and agribusiness finance transactions. He also has significant experience in providing advice to secured lenders in connection with the management of distressed […]

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