Madgwicks Banking and Finance team provides you with practical and straight-forward advice that is commercial and easy-to-understand across compliance and risk mitigation matters, securing and structuring facilities for corporate or property financing and restructuring for insolvency recapitalisation purposes.

We provide major banks, corporate financiers, liquidators, trustees and other lenders and borrowers with advice on complex banking and finance transactions and a unique approach to getting deals across the line.

The type of transactions we regularly advise on include those occurring domestically and cross-border, the establishment of bilateral and syndicated loan facilities and drafting arrangements for the debt
capital market.


  • Advisory and due diligence of transactions and agreements
  • Finance structuring for transactions in property and corporate transactions
  • Documenting Finance Facilities and Securities, including complicated syndicated multi-million dollar construction facilities
  • Undertaking recovery and enforcement proceedings
  • Transacting real estate and development projects
  • Negotiating inter-creditor arrangements between senior and junior lenders/security holders in syndicated finance transactions
  • Management and reporting on conditions precedents
  • Advising on and documenting subordinated debt and priority agreements and debt/equity swap arrangements
  • Advising secured lenders in relation to distressed assets and insolvent borrowers under external control

Our Experts

Angelo Conti

Angelo has acted in a number of high-profile corporate collapses and is an experienced insolvency practitioner with a commercial outlook who takes a holistic approach in determining the best course of action.

Laurance Davis

Laurance leads the successful Madgwicks Property team with expert knowledge in property and property finance and the ability to drive deals for his dedicated network of clients.

Peter Hammond

Peter is a trusted advisor to his large network of clients and a vital member of their businesses on all facets of corporate and commercial law.

Peter Kennedy

A founding partner of Madgwicks Lawyers, trusted Melbourne legal identity and an astute business leader, Peter is a respected and much sought after litigation and insolvency lawyer.

Thought Leadership & Past Experiences

What the Federal Government can do to help companies restructure post September 2020 – and it doesn’t involve more stimulus packages

There has been much commentary on the financial cliff that the Australian economy will face once many of the current stimulus packages and insolvency relief is either removed or cut back. In March 2020, a number of temporary insolvency relief...
13 July, 2020

Coronavirus and the Law: The best way to protect money invested into a business in light of COVID-19

Whilst the Government is doing as much as it can to assist businesses deal with the COVID-19 pandemic crisis there will be business owners who, despite such stimulus measures, will have no choice but to inject further cash into their...
8 April, 2020

Banks can breathe a sigh of relief with High Court bank fees decision

In brief Banks and service providers have won a significant battle over late credit card payment fees of up to $35 following a recent High Court decision. What you need to know When addressing whether a fee is a penalty,...
16 August, 2016