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Hamilton Locke Appoints Banking and Finance Partner, Adam Jeffrey

Hamilton Locke is pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Jeffrey as a banking and finance partner to the firm’s Sydney office. This brings the firm’s total number of partners to 24, after recently being recognised as Australia’s fastest growing law firm by the Australian Financial Review.

Adam joins from Baker McKenzie and has extensive expertise advising Australian and international corporate borrowers and financial institutions on general corporate finance, property finance and leveraged finance. In addition, Adam has expertise in negotiating derivative arrangements 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 has extensive experience acting across a broad range of industries, including construction, property, infrastructure, real estate and financial services.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Adam worked for Baker McKenzie in the banking and finance team. He also worked for Herbert Smith Freehills, as well as Clifford Chance where he gained global experience in Moscow, Russia.

Nick Humphrey, Managing Partner of Hamilton Locke said: “We are delighted to appoint Adam to the firm, bolstering our existing banking and finance expertise, and offer his wealth of experience to our clients”.

This appointment comes as Hamilton Locke’s holding company, Halo Group Holdings recently announced its acquisition of leading regulatory and compliance firm, The Fold Legal. Halo Group is also the holding company of Emerson CoSec, Source and MacMillan Trade Marks. Hamilton Locke now has 68 staff firmwide, and Halo Group has grown to 132 staff groupwide.