Hogan Lovells announced today that Bryan Paisley will be joining the firm as a partner in the Finance practice later this month, based in the Sydney office. He will be joining from Baker McKenzie in Sydney where he has been a partner for 13 years. Prior to joining Bakers, Bryan worked at Lovells (as it then was) in the London office from 1997 to 2005 including a secondment in Frankfurt in 2000 following the Boesebeck Droste merger.
Bryan is an established corporate finance lawyer who regularly acts for banks, investors and borrowers in connection with corporate bank/finance facilities, leveraged and acquisition finance transactions, property financings, secondary debt transactions and distressed refinancings.
Commenting on Bryan’s arrival, Global Head of the Hogan Lovells Finance practice Matthew Cottis, said: “Bryan’s arrival represents the latest step in our plan for the building out of the Australian practice. His experience complements our existing expertise and provides us with an opportunity to further service the growing finance and debt needs of our corporate transactions.”
Bryan said: “I am delighted to be returning to Hogan Lovells’ finance practice and I am very much looking forward to working with a team I know well, both locally and globally. I remain impressed with their excellent reputation, industry knowledge and dedication to client service and am excited to further expand the work they do in this sector, both in Australia and around the world.”