Banking & Finance
Commercial in outlook, DLA Phillips Fox’s team of senior experienced partners and solicitors in banking and finance, has depth, quality and capability in advising borrowers, lenders and other market participants.
Many of the deals on which we assist clients are significant in scale and complexity. Clients include major domestic and foreign banks, financial institutions, insurers, financial intermediaries, trustee companies and finance companies.
DLA Phillips Fox routinely advises corporate and public borrowers in property finance, business borrowing, acquisition and asset finance; local government funding and rural borrowing. Particular strengths include property finance and local government funding.
We offer advice on financing strategies, negotiate with lenders and borrowers, and provide sound counsel on financing options, including new financial instruments. We present innovative solutions and fresh legal perspectives, and are proactive in our approach.
Our expertise incorporates a wide range of lending types, including experience in complex and cross border transactions.
Clients benefit from DLA Phillips Fox’s access to banking and finance expertise internationally. Cross border transactions can be conducted seamlessly across the DLA Piper offices in more than 30 countries. This capability encompasses large finance raising in key offshore markets.
DLA Phillips Fox also has senior legal staff available in New Zealand with written and spoken Mandarin and Cantonese.
Complementing DLA Phillips Fox’s banking and finance capability is our leading, New Zealand funds & superannuation practice. Many of the clients we serve also utilise our banking & finance expertise.
- General corporate & commercial lending, borrowing
- Business banking transactions; business loans; business finance; corporate finance; commercial loans
- Property and construction finance
- Acquisition finance
- Risk management
- Structured and project finance
- Local government funding
- Syndicated lending facilities
- Debt capital markets
- Asset finance
- Surety bond facilities, financial risk and credit enhancement policies
- Consumer finance
- Preparation of documentation
- Debt restructures
- Advice on compliance and regulatory issues