McGrath

Duncan McGrath

Partner
Baker & McKenzie

Biography

Duncan McGrath is a partner and heads Baker McKenzie's Banking & Finance group.

He was most recently recognised as a key individual for Debt Capital Markets in Australia by Chambers Asia Pacific and was regarded as “a highly commended DCM specialist who is praised by clients for being ‘very technical and able to get his head around the most difficult issues’ and for being 'proactive, commercial and a good sounding board'."

Practice Focus

Duncan works with a wide range of clients, including financial services, corporate and government clients both in Australia and offshore. His key areas include domestic and international debt capital markets, securitisation , structured finance, as well as leveraged finance and general corporate finance.

Professional Honors

  • Key Individual for Debt Capital Markets in Australia, Chambers Global, 2015-2018
  • Key Individual for Debt Capital Markets in Australia, Chambers Asia Pacific, 2014-2018
  • Leading Lawyer, IFLR1000 for Capital Markets, 2014-2018
  • Ranked by Asia Pacific Legal 500 for Capital Markets, 2015-2017
  • Who's Who Legal named Duncan as one of the world's leading Capital Markets Structured Finance lawyers, 2015-2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Law Society of New South Wales

Admissions

  • New South Wales (2006)
  • England & Wales (2000)

Education

  • London School of Economics and Political Science (LLM) (1998)
  • London School of Economics and Political Science (BSc. Economics, Government and Law) (1996)