Corrs Chambers Westgarth has welcomed the appointment of renowned leveraged finance lawyer, Alex Regan, to partnership.

Alex comes direct to Corrs as a former partner with King & Wood Mallesons.

Widely regarded for his work with high profile commercial banks, investment banks and sponsors in the Asia-Pacific and internationally, Alex specialises in leveraged finance and projects in the energy, infrastructure and resource sectors. He provides world class advice across all aspects of project financing, leveraged financing, private equity and debt restructurings.

An expert in cross-border transactions, Alex has a strong track record facilitating international finance arrangements, with unique capabilities in growing markets including Islamic finance, where he has structured some of the first Islamic financings in the Australian market.

Alex works with prominent clients across the board including all major Australian banks, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Citibank, Barclays Capital, GE, Nomura, HSBC, UBS and Credit Suisse.

He will support Corrs clients in both Sydney and Perth.

Corrs partner and CEO John W.H. Denton said the appointment reflected the firm’s strong position.

“Corrs continues to attract the market’s best to its partnership,” Mr Denton said.

“We are delighted to welcome Alex to our leading Banking and Finance group and look forward to collaborating to achieve significant leveraged financing and private equity outcomes for our clients moving forward. With a unique international skill set including in specialist markets such as Islamic finance, Alex adds to Corrs’ world class capabilities.”

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