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Josh Clarke

Special Counsel

Sydney

1 Bligh Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia

Office Telephone: +61 (0)2 9320 4600
Office Fax: +61 (0)2 9320 4666

Direct Dial (Sydney): +61 (0)2 9320 4655

Mobile: +61 (0)423 846 873

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With nearly 20 years practice in Asia and Australia, Josh has broad experience in complex tendering exercises, urban regeneration, cross-border investment, real estate development, natural resources and leveraged, project, structured-commodity and export credit agency-backed financings.

Josh is recognised in The Best Lawyers in Australia 2017 (10th ed.) for "Project Finance and Development Practice" and is a qualified lawyer in Australia and New York.

Representative transactions include:

  • Advised the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority in connection with the tender process, sale and development of Lots 2 & 3A of the $5.2 billion City Link project in Perth’s central business district to Far East Consortium International for development of a 250-room Dorsett Hotel and 350 apartments.
  • Advised a multinational development company with its corporate/tax structuring arrangements for, and purchase of, a $50 million central business district site and regarding its subsequent leasing arrangements and pending redevelopment.
  • Advised a resources company in its sale of a $325 million solar salt project in Western Australia to K+S, a DAX-listed resources group.
  • Advised Hydro Tasmania and EHN as sponsors in the $107 million project financing of the 66MW Cathedral Rocks wind farm.
  • Advised ICICI Bank as arranger of a US$300 million leveraged acquisition financing of the purchase of 50% of the shares in InterGen by GMR Infrastructure. This transaction was the winner of Asia Legal Business’ Deal of the Year and Asset & Corporate Finance Deal of the Year.

Sydney

The Sydney office is one of three HFW offices in Australia advising local and international clients.

With a focus on construction, infrastructure and property projects arising from offshore investment, and international commercial arbitration from commodities and shipping related commercial disputes, the office adds significant capability to our offering throughout Australia and South-East Asia.

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