Megan Russell


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A lawyer with over 18 years’ experience in private practice, Megan advises sponsors, borrowers and financiers in relation to financing transactions, with a particular focus on corporate, acquisition and property finance.

She also has expertise in social and affordable housing project financing. Megan is a member of the Asia Pacific Loan Market Association.

Key deals

Social and Affordable Housing Fund

Advised St George Community Housing on its financing arrangements for its participation in stage 1 and 2 of the New South Wales Social and Affordable Housing Fund.

Logistics real property portfolio

Advised one of the world’s largest private equity firms in relation to the financing for its logistics real property portfolio and development facilities.

Channel 10

Advised CBS in relation to the financing arrangements for its acquisition of the Ten Network through deed of company arrangement.

Westpac Place

Advised Mirvac in the vendor financing provided by it in connection with the disposal of an interest in Westpac Place and other properties.


Advised one of the world’s largest alternative asset managers in relation to the financing arrangements for its proposed recapitalisation of Arrium.

Demerger of Orora

Advised Orora in connection with the financing for its demerger from Amcor’s Australasia packaging and distribution business by way of scheme of arrangement.