Bryan Paisley | Sydney | Hogan Lovells

Bryan Paisley

Partner Corporate & Finance



Paisley Bryan

Bryan Paisley
Paisley Bryan
  • Overview
  • Experience
  • Credentials
  • Insights and events
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"He is commercial, pragmatic, responsive and diligent."

Chambers Asia Pacific 2023

Bryan has more than 25 years' experience as a corporate finance lawyer acting for banks, credit funds, investors, and borrowers on a range of corporate bank/finance facilities, leveraged and acquisition finance transactions, real estate deals, fund financings, secondary debt transactions and distressed refinancing.

Bryan also advises parties in connection with loan portfolio management transactions and insolvency practitioners concerning banking and security matters.

He brings extensive domestic and cross-border knowledge to his clients, having practised in at international law firms in London, Frankfurt and Australia.

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"He's always mindful of the overall strategy," a client says, adding that "he always sticks to deadlines, even when they're punishing."

Chambers Asia Pacific 2021

Representative experience

ASX-listed fund manager HMC Capital in relation to its syndicated debt facilities including its AU$500m syndicated facility on listing.

Global corporate credit manager Muzinich & Co on a AU$26.5m debt package supporting IT systems integrator Insitec on its acquisition of tech recruiter The Network.

HomeCo Daily Needs REIT on its syndicated debt facilities in relation to its 51 property portfolio including their upsizing to AU$1.6bn to support the acquisition of Aventus Retail Property Trust.

Emeco Group on security and intercreditor arrangements concerning the establishment of a AU$250m Senior Secured Australian Medium Term Note Programme.

HealthCo Healthcare and Wellness REIT on finance aspects of its AU$650m listing on ASX including the establishment of a new AU$400m syndicated facility.

A syndicate of bank lenders on the AU$900m senior secured financing provided to an ASX-listed coal miner.

Revolution Asset Management on AU$40m subscription finance facility for Revolution Private Debt Fund II provided by National Australia Bank.

Aware Super on the US$ and AU$ TLB financing supporting its consortium bid in conjunction with Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) for ASX listed Vocus Group Limited.


  • University of Warwick
  • Queen's University Belfast
  • King's College London
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • New South Wales
  • Solicitor, England and Wales
  • Solicitor, Northern Ireland
  • Law Society of New South Wales
  • Law Society of Northern Ireland
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Benchmark Sub-Committee Member, Documentation Committee, Australian Branch APLMA


Banking and Finance Law

Best Lawyers (Australia)

Distressed Investing & Debt Trading Practice

Best Lawyers (Australia)

Ranked Lawyer – Corporate Finance – Band 3

Chambers Asia Pacific (Australia)

Leading Individual – Banking & Finance

Asia Pacific Legal 500

Highly Recommended for Banking & Finance


Recommended: Australia & New Zealand - Banking - Finance

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