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Adam Fuller
Adam Fuller
Adam Fuller Partner

Adam Fuller

Partner

About Adam

Adam is a banking and finance lawyer with experience in a wide range of Australian domestic and cross-border financings. He advises on the full range of debt and capital market products and is known for his approachability, commercial focus and strong deal completion record.
What he does
Adam has particular expertise in corporate and acquisition finance, leveraged and LBO finance, property and real estate finance, development and construction finance, asset and structured finance, bilateral, syndicated and club financings, senior and mezzanine finance, inter-creditor arrangements, IPO and IPO-related financings, strategic debt investments, debt restructurings and recapitalisations.
Who he works with
Adam acts for Australian and international clearing and investment banks, listed and unlisted borrowers and private equity houses.
Work done recently
Australian Executor Trustees (SA) Limited v Korda & Ors
To protect and preserve the interest of investors, AET instructed us to advise on the trust arrangements and subsequently commence proceedings on behalf of AET in the Supreme Court of Victoria.
Keystone Group's acquisition of Pacific Restaurant Group Ltd by way of off-market takeover bid
Partner Hal Lloyd, with the assistance of senior associate Brent Delaney and lawyer Phil Lee, recently advised the Keystone Group on its acquisition of Pacific Restaurant Group Ltd.
What his clients say

"Adam and Ben never fail to impress with their ability to provide the highest quality advice in a timely manner, with a refreshing dose of commercial reality. Their ability to manage negotiations and communicate with our clients and opposing lawyers has assisted in getting several difficult situations resolved quickly & efficiently. What they say, they do!" – Peter Nicholson, Regional Manager - Corporate Property & Specialised Banking NSW, Bankwest

"I have dealt with Adam and Ben over a number of years and can confidently recommend the quality of their services. They have an in-depth understanding of the full breadth of financing products and markets and deliver a well-managed legal solution. Their approach remains practical and customer-focused, ensuring expectations are understood and managed, and outcomes are delivered as closely aligned to estimates as possible. As experienced practitioners they have the connections and partnerships that assist us in achieving our goals and support our client's needs." – Simon Beissel, Corporate & Acquisition Finance, Investec.

"Sparke Helmore Lawyers 'exhibits a high degree of industry knowledge and advice is always well considered and commercial'. The team, which focuses on the mid-market, includes practice head Ben Burney and Adam Fuller who both have a 'thorough understanding of clients' needs and a strong ability to identify major risks'." – Banking & Finance, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016

"Sparke Helmore attracts praise for its 'high level of industry knowledge, and its commercial approach'. Ben Burney (who is 'blessed with a strong work ethic and can-do attitude'), Adam Fuller and the rest of the team focus on mid-market transactions." – Banking & Finance, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015

Adam has been acknowledged as a leading Banking & Finance lawyer in AFR's Best Lawyers 2018.

He is recommended as a Banking & Finance lawyer in the The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018.

Adam is also ranked as a Leading Lawyer, Banking & Finance, Asialaw's Leading Lawyers 2018 & 2015.

"Sparke Helmore is a 'leader in the mid-market space'. The 'fantastic' Ben Burney and Adam Fuller are key partners." – Banking & Finance, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014

Qualifications
Adam has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree. He is a member of the Law Society of NSW, Property Funds Association, Banking & Financial Services Law Association and Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.
Life before Sparkes
Before re-joining Sparke Helmore in 2011, Adam was in private practice at K&L Gates and DLA Piper in Sydney, and Norton Rose in London.
Life outside of Sparkes
Adam spends as much time as possible out of the city, mountain bike riding, fishing, running and travelling. He also enjoys having BBQs with mates in the sun.
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Contact
Adam Fuller
t: +61 2 9373 3581
m: +61 450 965 504
o: Sydney
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