Partner | Restructuring Team Leader
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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Alex Mufford is a structured capital markets, finance and restructuring lawyer based in Sydney.
Alex is recognised by his clients, peers and legal directories as a leader in his field. He leads the Australian financial restructuring and insolvency team.
Alex advises large financial institutions and listed corporates on a wide variety of debt and structured capital markets funding solutions in both the primary and special situations space and also applies his structured finance skills to assist the firm's insolvency and restructuring clients. He advised major domestic banks in relation to the restructuring of the debt facilities to the Allco group and in relation to exposures to Sunshine Electricity, the Timbercorp group and Commander Communications.
Alex has also advised on various aspects of the cross-border insolvency of Lehman Brothers, including advising Perpetual Limited in its landmark "flip clause" proceedings in the English High Court and the Court of Appeal against Lehman Brothers to enforce priority and subordination arrangements in the Lehman US$10bn 'Dante' credit linked note program.
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- Supreme Court of New South Wales 1991
Australia’s unfair preference laws
Publication | Q2 2023
Australian corporate insolvency reform: What can we expect in 2023?
Publication | February 15, 2023
Dealing with distress: Business restructuring and rescue
Publication | January 04, 2023