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Shannon McCarthy

Lawyer – Finance; Restructuring & Insolvency

Shannon practices in corporate finance and takes a pragmatic approach to deals to achieve the best and most efficient outcome for the client.

As an experienced banking and finance lawyer, Shannon has experience working with borrowers, facility agents and lenders on corporate finance matters, including syndicated facilities, bond facilities and debtor finance transactions. She also has experience in insolvency matters, acting on behalf of creditors, directors and insolvency practitioners.

Prior to joining Hamilton Locke, Shannon was a solicitor at JHK Legal and DLA Piper Australia.


Banking and finance; Corporate finance; Restructuring and Insolvency.



  • Bachelor of Law – Macquarie University, Sydney
  • Bachelor of International Studies – Macquarie University, Sydney
  • Graduate Diploma of Law – College of Law, Sydney
  • Admitted to practice in New South Wales



  • Acted for CIMIC on the $1.9 billion syndicated refinance of its core working capital cash facility.
  • Acted for a UK based facility agent on property acquisition facility in Australia.
  • Previously seconded to Scottish Pacific Business Finance within the legal team.