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Caroline Harkins

Special Counsel
+61.2.9513.2411
Fax +61.2.9513.2399

Ms. Harkins is a recognised legal practitioner in the area of banking and finance. Ms. Harkins has significant experience in providing strategic advice and guidance on a full range of finance matters, including syndicated financing, acquisition financing, bilateral and club facilities, asset finance and property and construction finance, across a broad range of industry groups and assets.

Ms. Harkins has vast experience: 

  • providing strategic advice on transactions
  • assisting in structuring transactions, to accommodate the requirements of each party involved
  • project management
  • drafting and negotiating complex documentation.

Ms. Harkins is known by her clients as being responsive and accessible, as well as for her technical and commercial excellence. She is practical and solution-oriented.

Professional Background

Prior to working as a lawyer, Ms. Harkins worked for more than 10 years as a portfolio manager in the derivative markets with an EU investment bank in Australia and Hong Kong.

Achievements

  • Listed as a 'Leading Lawyer' in Banking & Finance in IFLR1000 (2013, 2014 and 2015)

Professional/Civic Activities

  • New South Wales Law Society member
  • President, University of New South Wales Swimming Club
Ms. Harkins has legal expertise and commercial experience across a range of industries, including real estate and construction, education, professional services, hotels, pubs and clubs, retail, pharmaceutical and non corporate entities, such as clubs, schools, partnerships and religious organisations.