Mr Patrick Smith > HBS Law > Phnom Penh, Cambodia > Lawyer Profile

HBS Law
LEVELS 4 & 5, SOMA TOWER, NO. 2C ST. 120
SANGKAT PSAR THMEY 2
PHNOM PENH
Cambodia

Work Department

  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences

Position

Partner / Head of Banking and Finance Practice Group

Career

Patrick has worked extensively across a broad array of practice areas with a specialization in the banking and finance sector as both in-house counsel and in private practice throughout Southeast Asia, Japan and the UK.

Patrick has advised global investment banks, commercial banks, IFIs, microfinance institutions, securities companies, insurance companies and other multi-national corporations on a broad range of matters including project finance, bilateral and syndicated loans, debt capital markets, equity capital markets, structured finance, OTC derivatives, trade finance, securitization, M&A, financial leasing and insurance. Patrick is admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria as a Barrister and Solicitor and holds an LL.B. and BA (Hons) from Monash University, Victoria.

Languages

English and Japanese

Education

  • Admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria on 6 November 1996 
  • March 1996 to October 1996: Practical Training Course, Leo Cussen Institute, Melbourne: in fulfilment of
    the requirements for admission to the Supreme Court of Victoria
  • Tertiary: Monash University, Clayton 1990-1996
  • Qualified Bachelor of Arts with double major in literature and psychology (1993)
  • Qualified BA Honours (Hons). IIA – a strong 2.1 equivalent) in Neuropsychology (1994)
  • Qualified Bachelor of Laws (1995)