Mr Rommel Harding-Farrenberg > Corrs Chambers Westgarth > Sydney, Australia > Lawyer Profile

Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Work Department

Banking & Finance / Energy & Resources / Major Projects & Infrastructure.




Rommel is our head of banking and finance. His primary areas of expertise are project finance, corporate and structured finance, acquisition finance, derivatives and restructuring.

Financiers, borrowers, sponsors, equity investors and government bodies seek out his specialist advice on project finance and major projects, particularly power generation, infrastructure, resource projects and PPPs, as well as corporate and structured finance, acquisition finance and derivatives.

In addition, he has extensive experience in relation to the electricity industry and acts for all types of market participants, including generators, retailers and large customers, and government bodies on electricity supply arrangements and regulatory issues.


Rommel’s expertise has been gained in both Australia and the United Kingdom where he worked at magic circle firm Slaughter and May in London.


Redfern Legal Centre – Advisor.

Lawyer Rankings

Australia > Project finance

Corrs Chambers Westgarth is home to a ‘commercial, diligent and proactive’ project finance team. It acts for a range of state government, banking and corporate entities on the financing and PPPs in relation to energy, mining, transport and social infrastructure projects; its mandates range from LNG and road projects to those relating to hospitals or student accommodation developments. Rommel Harding-Farrenberg is considered a ‘go-to‘ for project finance and Clare Corke is also highlighted for her finance capabilities. Matthew Muir and Andrew Stephenson who co-head the project team and Vaughan Mills  are also noted.

Australia > Banking and finance

Corrs Chambers Westgarth fields a team of dedicated specialists with notable expertise in property finance matters alongside knowledge of project finance, syndicated lending, acquisition finance and alternative lending mandates; the firm also has a distinct financial services regulatory practice. Rommel Harding-Farrenberg heads up the banking and finance team, while Robert Clarke and Mark Wilks lead the financial sponsors group and litigation practice respectively; Wiks focuses on financial services disputes. Brad Robinson is a key name for corporate finance work, Henry Self and Brad Husband jointly lead the property finance team from Sydney and Melbourne respectively, and Michael Chaaya and Fadi Khoury are notable contacts for regulatory advice.