Adam Jeffrey


Adam has an extensive background in banking and finance combined with valuable global experience, allowing him to devise innovative and pragmatic solutions for even the most complex legal matters. Adam provides sophisticated and value-driven advice, ensuring his clients are always protected and the best possible outcome is achieved.


Adam has over 20 years of experience in a wide range of banking and finance transactions, regularly acting for Australian and international corporate borrowers and financial institutions. He has a focus on general corporate finance, property finance and leveraged/acquisition finance. Adam also has experience negotiating derivatives and acting for issuers in the Australian and US debt capital markets. He regularly advises borrowers and financiers across a range of local and cross-border financing matters.

Adam acts across a broad range of industries, including construction, property, infrastructure, real estate and financial services.

Adam's areas of expertise include:

  • corporate finance
  • property finance
  • leveraged finance
  • acquisition finance

Career highlights

Adam has advised on a number of high-profile banking and finance matters, including:

  • acting for a multinational construction, property and infrastructure company in relation to its corporate debt and bonding facilities (including in relation to subsequent amendments and establishment of a common provisions deed poll structure), including its US$300 million syndicated sustainability-linked US revolving credit agreement, AU$3.3 billion syndicated cash advance and bank guarantee facility, AU$375 million syndicated multicurrency bank guarantee facility, £330 million syndicated cash advance facility, £300 million guaranteed notes issue, MTN program and subsequent issues, and its ISDA program
  • acting for a multinational building and construction materials company in relation to its key corporate financings, including its AU$1.4 billion refinance of its exiting syndicated facility and additional liquidity facilities by way of a substantial restructure to a number of bilateral facilities and a move to a new common terms platform, its US$200 million USPP, the establishment of its Euro Medium Term Note Programme, the issue of US$950 million guaranteed senior notes pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, its US$1.2 billion, US$1 billion and US$400 million syndicated bridge acquisition facilities, and the establishment of its ISDA program
  • acting for a number of large corporate borrowers in respect of the establishment and/or refinancing of their corporate debt facilities
  • advising a top public Australian university on the establishment of its bond issuance programme and its inaugural AU$175 million Green Bond
  • acting for the syndicate of more than 20 global financial institutions on the establishment of a AU$1.5 billion multi-currency syndicated sustainability-linked loan facility for a Sydney based hospital network
  • acting for an Australian property investment management firm on the financing of a number of acquisitions of shopping centres
  • acting for an Australian retail investor and manager on the financing of an acquisition of a large regional Australian shopping centre, which was undertaken in two stages
  • acting for an Australian property developer in relation to its AU$304 million concurrent refinance of four properties in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland with one existing and two new financiers
  • acting for an Australian property group on its AU$500 million syndicated bank facility provided by a number of domestic and international banks which supported its highly successful AU$325 million IPO
  • acting for Macquarie Bank Limited in relation to secured loan facilities provided to an Australian technology services provider for a strategic acquisition
  • acting for an ASX-listed manufacturing company in relation to its secured AU$40 million acquisition facility provided by CBA in respect of a strategic acquisition
  • advising a leading Australian online lender to small businesses, on its successful acquisition of a competitor's loan portfolio.