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Sean Rush
Sean Rush
Baker & McKenzie
Sydney




Partner
+ 61 2 8922 5112

Sean Rush is a partner in Baker & McKenzie's Sydney office where he advises on all aspects of banking and finance. He is recognised for his strength in acquisition finance and project finance, particularly on major infrastructure projects. Sean is competent in Spanish and has advised various Spanish and Latin American based multinationals on their investments and projects in Australia and internationally. Sean has previously worked in Baker & McKenzie's Santiago and London offices.

Practice Focus

Sean has extensive international experience advising borrowers, sponsors and lenders on leveraged acquisition, corporate and project financing transactions as well as high-value, complex, multijurisdictional and cross-border financing transactions. He has structured, negotiated and documented major projects in Australia and internationally under both corporate and project finance facilities. Sean is well connected in the finance industry and understands the needs of major projects to ensure they are bankable in the current financing environment.

Professional Honors

  • "very good, clear analytical thinker on banking matters", Chambers Asia Pacific, 2014
  • "...acute sense" of the market, "customer focused" and "responsive", Asia Pacific Legal 500
  • "Highly rated", International Financial Law Review (IFLR1000), 2013
  • “…considerable international project and acquisition finance expertise,” Chambers Asia Pacific, 2013
  • "Excellent" leader of a "top-notch, responsive and practical" team, Asia Pacific Legal 500
  • Highly recommended – Acquisition Finance, Chambers Asia Pacific, 2012 - present
  • "Financing guru", Australasian Legal Business, 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of New South Wales - Member
  • Law Society of Papua New Guinea - Member
  • Law Society of England & Wales - Member
  • Asia Pacific Loan Market Association - Member
  • Chilean-Australian Chamber of Commerce - Member
  • Australia Latin America Business Council - Member
  • Australian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association Limited - Member
  • Spanish Australia Chamber of Commerce - Member

Admission

England & Wales~United Kingdom (2004)
Papua New Guinea (1995)
New South Wales~Australia (1990)

Education

BPP Professional Education  (UK Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test) (2003)
University of Papua New Guinea  (Papua New Guinea Lawyers Admission Exams) (1995)
University of Technology  (Graduate Diploma Legal Practice) (1990)
Macquarie University  (LL.B.) (1990)
Macquarie University  (Bachelor of Economics) (1989)

Baker & McKenzie, an Australian Partnership, is a member of Baker & McKenzie International, a Swiss Verein.
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