Richard Hayes > Hogan Lovells > Sydney, Australia > Lawyer Profile

Hogan Lovells
LEVEL 17
20 MARTIN PLACE
SYDNEY NSW 2000
Australia

Work Department

Banking and finance

Position

Partner

Career

Richard Hayes focuses on acquisition finance, funds finance, and general corporate finance.

With 25 years’ experience gained at leading firms in London, New York, and Sydney, his clients know they have a senior partner on board who knows what it takes to get the toughest and most complex jobs done – on time and without any nasty surprises.

Richard’s clients include global investment banks, commercial banks, debt funds and other lenders, as well as private equity and other investment firms and corporations.

His practice includes refinancings, restructurings, recapitalisations, and work-outs.

Richard is a regular presenter and guest lecturer on banking-related issues, has published various articles, and co-authored the chapter on Intercreditor Issues in Australian Finance Law.

Richard is admitted in Australia, England, and New York and is consistently rated as a leading individual in legal directories such as Chambers and the Legal 500.

Languages

English

Memberships

Law Society of England and Wales, Law Society of NSW, New York State Bar

Education

Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) and Law, University of New South Wales, Australia

Leisure

Surfing and long distance ocean swimming.

Lawyer Rankings

Australia > Banking and finance

(Hall of Fame)

Richard HayesHogan Lovells US LLP

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.