A leading banking and finance lawyer, Adam has over 25 years’ experience advising sponsors, borrowers and lenders in Australia and the Asia Pacific region, including on project, acquisition and corporate financing transactions across the infrastructure, renewables, energy and resources sectors.
Adam covers the full spectrum of financing, including capital markets, bank debt and private credit, with particular expertise in implementing complex multi-source financing structures.
Adam is consistently recognised as a leading lawyer by respected industry publications such as Best Lawyers, Legal 500, Chambers Asia-Pacific and Chambers Global. He has lectured on syndicated lending at the University of Sydney and is a member of the APLMA project finance sub-committee.
What others say
His drafting ability, great people skills and understanding of complex technical matters' all attract specific praise, as does his ability to 'cut to the chase, identify the issues and get on top of them.
A client praises him for combining "huge global experience" with "a knowledge of all the intricacies of a deal."
Chambers and Partners Australia Project Finance 2022
Adam Stapledon is a standout partner, with a good reputation in acquisition and project finance mandates, particularly in relation to greenfield and brownfield developments.
Legal 500 Australia, Energy (Transactions and Regulatory) 2022