Hamilton Locke appoints new banking & finance partner

Hamilton Locke strengthens the corporate finance team with the appointment of new banking & finance partner, Brad Allen.

Brad specialises in banking and finance law with an emphasis on corporate and acquisition finance. He has over 15 years of experience in the industry and has acted for financiers and major corporations on a range of syndicated, leveraged, property and other debt financing transactions. Brad joins Hamilton Locke from Gadens and was also previously a partner at Clayton Utz in their banking & finance team.

Hamilton Locke’s Managing Partner, Nick Humphrey, said, “Brad is a strong addition to our banking & finance team and his appointment further increases our corporate finance offering. Brad’s experience includes having acted for clients in relation to their debt facilities, syndicated and bilateral financiers providing facilities to some of Australia’s major retailers and also financial services clients in relation to various secured facilities.”

“We’re delighted to welcome Brad to the firm”.

Brad joins recently appointed partners Patricia Paton (capital markets), Mayank Gupta (banking & finance) and John Frangi (property). His appointment aligns with the overall growth strategy of Hamilton Locke and brings the total number of partners in the Sydney office to 9.

About Hamilton Locke

Hamilton Locke is a law firm specialising in complex corporate finance transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, distressed investing and special situations, capital markets and alternative financing. Hamilton Locke was founded last year by Nick Humphrey and senior partner and co-founder Hal Lloyd. They act for a number of high-profile clients including Macquarie Bank, Alceon, Moelis Australia, Resimac, CHAMP Ventures, Mercury Capital and Quadrant Private Equity.