Firm Profile > Hogan Lovells > Sydney, Australia

Hogan Lovells

Banking and finance Tier 4

Richard Hayes heads up the finance department at Hogan Lovells, which is a key name in the market for cross-border financing transactions; the Australian practice is able to provide clients with Australian, English and New York law. Notable areas of expertise include leveraged, acquisition, corporate, asset, real estate, fund and project finance work, restructuring and insolvency issues, regulatory matters and derivatives mandates. The group counts banks and debt funds as clients; examples include ANZ, Barings and HSBC. Ros O’Mally is singled out for project, asset and corporate finance work and derivatives matters.

Key clients






JP Morgan

ICG (Intermediate Capital Group)


Macquarie Bank

Branford Castle

CIC (Credit Industriel ét Commercial)

Revolution Asset Management

Soliton Capital


Swissport Group

Tanarra Credit Partners

Corporate and M&A Tier 6

Hogan Lovells' practice is headed by Matthew Johnson in Perth. The team attracts work in a variety of industries including resources, manufacturing and life sciences, applying the full range of corporate, regulatory and capital raising skills and handles the Australian leg of global transactions. This compact team has been enlarged with the hire of David Holland and Charles Bogle in Sydney who joined the practice in early 2019 from Baker McKenzie and Gilbert + Tobin respectively.

Key clients

Allied Gold Corporation

Convergint Technologies

Grange Resources Limited

HRL Morrison

Luxaviation Group

Peninsula Energy Limited

Simble Solutions Limited

Swissport International

Wolf Minerals Limited

Xenith IP Group Limited

About the firm: Change is happening faster than ever, and to stay ahead, clients need to anticipate what’s next. Hogan Lovells understands and works together with clients to solve the toughest legal issues in major industries and commercial centers around the world. Whether expanding into new markets, considering capital from new sources, or dealing with increasingly complex regulation or disputes, Hogan Lovells can help.

Straight talking. Understanding and solving the problem before it becomes one. Delivering clear and practical advice that gets the client’s job done. Hogan Lovells offers extensive experience and insights gained from working in some of the world’s most complex legal environments and markets for corporations, financial institutions, and governments.

The firm helps clients identify and mitigate risk and make the most of opportunities. Its 2,500 lawyers on six continents provide practical legal solutions wherever work takes you.

About our Asia practice: Since opening its first regional office in Hong Kong in 1982, the firm has spent the past 35 years growing the practice in Asia Pacific to encompass over 250 lawyers, including over 50 partners, based in 12 offices including associated offices in seven countries across the region. The firm understands the cultural nuances at play in different countries and applies this insight to provide locally viable solutions. It also works collaboratively across the region to get clients the advice they need, providing a seamless service no matter how many jurisdictions are involved.

Main areas of practice: Corporate; Finance; Intellectual property; Global regulatory; and Litigation, arbitration and employment.

Main industry sectors: Aerospace, defense & government services; Automotive and mobility; Consumer; Diversified Industrials; Education; Energy & natural resources; Financial institutions; Insurance; Life sciences & health care; Real estate; and Technology, media & telecommunications.

Offices: Alicante, Amsterdam, Baltimore, Beijing, Birmingham, Boston, Brussels, Budapest*, Colorado Springs, Denver, Dubai, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Houston, Jakarta*, Johannesburg, London, Los Angeles, Louisville, Luxembourg, Madrid, Mexico City, Miami, Milan, Minneapolis, Monterrey, Moscow, Munich, New York, Northern Virginia, Paris, Perth, Philadelphia, Riyadh*, Rome, San Francisco, São Paulo, Shanghai, Shanghai FTZ*, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Ulaanbaatar*, Warsaw, Washington, D.C., Zagreb*. * Associated offices

Legal Services Center: Berlin

Photo Name Position Profile
 Richard Hayes photo Richard Hayes
Number of lawyers : 2,500+
In Asia Pacific : 250+
PRAC (Pacific Rim Advisory Council)
SGLA (Sino Global Legal Alliance)
Contacts : Miguel A. Zaldivar, Jr. (regional managing partner)
Contacts : Scott Harris (Australia managing partner)