Lhiam Croft

Senior Associate Guernsey

Overview

Lhiam has experience advising on a range of corporate and real estate finance transactions. Lhiam has acted for banks, financial institutions, private lenders and sponsors.

Areas of expertise

Laws Practised

  • Guernsey law
  • Background

    Prior to joining Ogier in 2017, Lhiam worked in the banking and finance team at Dentons in Sydney, Australia and prior to that for a top 10 Australian law firm.

    Lhiam worked regularly with most of Australia's leading banks as well as a major Chinese bank and a major property developer advising on a wide variety of secured bilateral and syndicated lending transactions.

    Lhiam has experience advising on real estate and construction finance and corporate debt facilities across a number of industry sectors.

    Notable transactions include:

    •    Advising a large property developer on over A$400 million of refinanced senior and mezzanine debt associated with two major residential developments.

    •    Advising a major bank on a A$140 million syndicated real estate finance transaction for a land subdivision.

    •    Acting as local Australian counsel for a syndicate of lender’s in connection with a private equity buyout of a well-known London men’s fashion brand.

    •    Advising on a pre-IPO restructure of debt in connection with company that was listing on the Australian Stock Exchange.

    Admitted in:

    2010 – Supreme Court of Queensland (non-practising)
    2010 - High Court of Australia (non-practising)
     

     

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