Areas of Expertise

Banking & Finance, Corporate Finance, Asset Finance, Project & Structured Finance

Peter West has extensive experience in banking and finance law and commercial law.

He advises financiers, borrowers, project participants, and asset owners/operators. Peter’s expertise focuses on asset finance, corporate and acquisition finance, property construction and development finance, resource project finance, and trade, commodity and receivables finance. He also advises on regulatory and banking law issues.

In the area of commercial law, Peter focuses on project structuring (including debt and equity participation structures) and aviation (including aircraft lease, charter, maintenance and management arrangements, and sale and purchase of aircraft and businesses).

What others say


Multi-option facilities

Acting for the lender in relation to multi-option facilities for a processed foods manufacturer, used to fund acquisition of a new business.

Private hospital

Acting for a private hospital operator on financing of the construction of a private hospital.

Regional airline

Acting for a regional airline regarding the lease of over 30 aircraft under US leveraged lease/sub-lease structures.

Receivables finance

Acting for a major bank in relation to receivables finance facilities for a multinational IT/telephony company.

Mining consortium

Acting for the arranger and lead lender regarding US$400 million syndicated export receivables finance facilities for a coal mining consortium.