Dianne Ooi

Associate
Melbourne

LEGAL EXPERTISE

Expertise

Dianne is a banking and finance lawyer.

She acts on behalf of a range of financiers including banks, private lenders, and receivables and trade & equipment financiers, as well as corporate borrowers.

Dianne’s expertise covers syndicated lending, debt securities, debtor finance, asset finance and project finance. She also has a background in property law and has a strong understanding of real property and construction-related financing.

Experience

  • acting for a financier under a subordinated note issue, including preparing a note issue deed and related security documents

  • acting for a major debtor financier in connection with a complex combined chattel mortgage facility and a debtor finance facility involving a limit of $13 million

  • acting for a private lender in a syndicated facility arrangement involving a project value of $8 million

  • acting for a bank in financing the acquisition of real property and a business on a multinational scale

  • preparing a range of facility and security documents, including loan agreements, letters of offer, mortgages and ancillary transaction documents

  • structuring facilities and preparing new precedent documents for finance companies

  • preparing transactional documents for receivables financing facilities

  • facilitating medium to large transactions from initial instructions through to completion

  • advising clients on theapplication of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth), National Credit Code and aspects of the Corporations Act 2001(Cth) (including financial assistance and related party transactions)

  • reviewing and advising on facility documents and term sheets

Memberships and Associations

  • Law Institute of Victoria

  • Women in Insolvency and Reconstruction Victoria

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (Deakin University)

  • Bachelor of Arts (Deakin University)

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Victoria

“I am committed to working with our clients to find solutions that are in their best legal and commercial interests.”