Safiyya Khan

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Sydney
Australia
T:+61 2 9330 8581
Sydney
Australia
T:+61 2 9330 8581
Safiyya Khan

Safiyya Khan

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Biography

Safiyya Khan is a banking and insolvency lawyer based in Sydney.

Safiyya represents a broad range of domestic and international clients including banks and financial institutions, corporates, directors and insolvency practitioners on wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters.

Safiyya's practice spans across domestic and cross-border corporate and acquisition finance transactions, asset based and receivables lending, complex restructuring and corporate insolvencies.


Professional experience

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  • Advanced Certificate in Restructuring and Turnaround, ARITA (expected 2019)
  • Master of Laws, University of Western Australia (2017)
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, College of Law (2011)
  • Bachelor of Laws, Murdoch University (2009)
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Hons), Murdoch University (2009)
  • Supreme Court of Western Australia 2011
  • High Court of Australia 2012
  • Bank of America – on the acquisition and corporate financing for US$150 million relating to the merger between Boardriders, Inc. (owner of Quicksilver) and Billabong.  
  • Goldman Sachs – on the mezzanine financing for the AU$300 million development of two mixed-use towers at Southbank in Brisbane.
  • Bank of New York Mellon – on the Australian law aspects of US$250 million senior secured notes issued by Quintis Limited.
  • Re OJSC International Bank of Azerbaijan [2018] EWCA Civ 2802, Norton Rose Fulbright International Restructuring Newswire (co-author, 2019)
  • Cross-border restructuring conundrum: The current position for restructuring professionals following The OJSC International Bank of Azerbaijan (IBA Case), Norton Rose Fulbright International Restructuring Newswire (co-author, 2018)
  • Law Society of New South Wales
  • Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association