Alison Morris

Special Counsel



With extensive experience advising lenders and borrowers (including private equity houses), Alison specialises in leveraged and acquisition finance transactions, general corporate financings and real estate finance.

Alison has particular expertise in syndicated and bilateral finance transactions and unitranche financings across a range of industries – including retail, financial services, IT, transport, data centres, healthcare and childcare. 

She is a member of the Women in Loan Markets Australia committee, a subcommittee of the Asia Pacific Loan Market Association.  

Alison is admitted to practice in New South Wales and in England and Wales. 

Key deals

Unitranche lenders – Modern Star

Advised the term loan senior lenders on the unitranche loan to fund Pacific Equity Partners’ (PEP) acquisition of Modern Star.

Endeavour Group Limited

Advised the mandated lead arrangers and bilateral lenders in connection with Woolworth Group’s A$10 billion plus listing of Endeavour Group.

Arcadia Capital – Orange Hire

Advised Arcadia Capital on its financing for the acquisition of Orange Hire, the fund’s first acquisition.

Pacific Equity Partners - MoneyMe

Advised PEP’s capital solutions fund on the facilities provided to MoneyMe.

Club lenders – Accent Group

Advised a club of lenders on the ~A$300m facilities provided to Accent Group.

Fife Capital

Advising Fife on various real estate financings across Australia.