Katy has over 16 years’ experience advising lenders and borrowers on a broad range of domestic and international financing transactions, including acquisition finance, general corporate lending, debt restructurings, receivables facilities, real estate and construction financing transactions.
Katy advises clients across a broad range of industries, including the major domestic banks, investment banks, equity investors and corporate borrower groups. She also regularly acts on cross-border transactions for lenders and borrowers based overseas.
Her work includes advising clients on the structuring of transactions, drafting, negotiating and settling the finance documentation and providing advice in relation to the provision of security issues.
Katy has spent time on secondment to Deutsche Bank AG Real Estate Securitisation Team (London) and with in-house legal and corporate teams of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited and National Australia Bank Limited.
Lotus Property Fund and Euro Properties
Advised on the debt financing of the acquisition of the Channel 9 building by a joint venture Australian and Hong Kong property fund.
Residential property developers
Regularly advises one of New South Wales’ largest independent residential property developers in connection with its senior and mezzanine debt financing facilities.
International student accommodation provider
Advised on the development and investment financing of its Australian student accommodation facilities.
Camm Agricultural Group
Advised on the cattle and mortgage financing and sale and leaseback arrangements in respect of a 390,600 hectare portfolio of properties in Queensland
Regularly receives instructions from overseas counsel to assist in acquisition, property and receivables transactions featuring Australian entities and property