• Advised a number of leading asset managers on the establishment of their middle market direct lending funds in the EU, UK and the U.S.
    • Advised international banks as lenders and arrangers in the establishment of loan funds sponsored by international asset managers and sovereign wealth funds.
    • Advised fund managers on their equity investments in retention financing funds.
    • Advised fund managers on the establishment of their risk retention vehicles (to be compliant with the EU, UK and U.S. risk retention regimes).
    • Advised a pension fund on a number of their investments during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • Advised Palmer Square Capital Management on the establishment of their EU CLO programme (and subsequent warehouses and CLO issuances of static and managed CLOs).
    • Five Arrows Managers LLP as collateral manager and Five Arrows Global Loan Investments PLC as retention holder (both Rothschild entities) on the Contego VII CLO, Contego VIII CLO and Contego VI (Reissue) CLO transactions.
    • Redding Ridge Asset Management (UK) LLP (an Apollo entity) as collateral manager and retention holder on the €391.8 million RRE 4 CLO transaction.
    • Bank of America Merrill Lynch, as arranger and initial purchaser of the €219.1 million BlackRock European CLO V DAC European CLO.
    • Barclays, as sole arranger and initial purchaser of the €411.3 million ALME Loan Funding V B.V. European CLO (Reset).
    • BNP Paribas, as arranger and initial purchaser of the €549.8 million Richmond Park CLO DAC European CLO.
    • Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, as sole arranger and initial purchaser of the €197.3 million Willow Park CLO DAC European CLO.
    • Barclays Bank PLC, as initial purchaser of the €479.1 million Cadogan Square CLO VIII DAC European CLO.
    • Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc, as initial purchaser of the €306 million North Westerly CLO IV 2013 B.V. (Reset).

    Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

    • University of Queensland, Bachelor of Commerce, 1994
    • University of Queensland, LL.B., 1997
    • England and Wales
    • Ireland
    • New South Wales
    • Queensland
    • CreditFlux Symposium (London, 2019) – The European CLO Market.
    • SFIG Vegas (Las Vegas, 2019) – Understanding New European Risk Retention Requirements.
    • SCI’s Middle Market CLO Seminar (New York, 2019) – Regulatory Considerations.
    • Credit Manager General Counsel Network (New York, 2019) – European Risk Retention and Securitization Rules.
    • Institutional Investor Legal Forum (Paris, 2019) – The Securitisation Regulation: Implementation and New Developments.
    • Opal European CLO Summit (virtual, 2020) – Legal & Regulatory Roundtable.