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James Morris is a banking and finance partner based in Sydney, and the head of our Australian Debt Capital Markets practice.
James is highly experienced with domestic and international debt capital markets, corporate and structured finance, receivables financing transactions and the provision of Australian regulatory advice. He has acted for issuers and banks on many domestic and international bond transactions, and has an in depth knowledge of the financial institutions and infrastructure industries. He is also well known for his support of pro‑bono and community based programmes.
James is listed as one of Australia's leading banking and finance lawyers in Best Lawyers Australia. He is "well regarded for his expertise in international and domestic capital markets", with his "international experience and receptiveness to clients' needs" highlighted as key strengths (Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2012-2016). Clients appreciate his ability to "explain complex legal issues and concepts" and provide "high-level advice based on his extensive knowledge of the law in Australia and the UK" (Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2017). In 2016, he won "Special Counsel of the Year" at the Australian Law Awards.
Norton Rose Fulbright acts for In2Food on its acquisition of two leading Australian food and produce businesses
January 17, 2018
Norton Rose Fulbright advises Wirsol Energy on largest merchant financing of solar projects in Australia
December 15, 2017
December 12, 2017
Publication | August 30, 2017
The 30-year AOFM bond – possible implications for bond funding for infrastructure and green projects
Publication | October 2016
Publication | May 2016