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Scott Bache

Scott Bache


Scott Bache

Scott Bache specialises in advising financial institutions, hedge funds, private equity funds, financial advisers and turnaround professionals on the full range of restructuring matters, including corporate restructuring, distressed mergers and acquisitions and special situations investing. He also advises clients on a broad range of insolvency issues, security enforcement and general banking litigation. He has 15 years experience working in Greater China and worked in Clifford Chance's Sydney office from 2011-2015.

Scott is widely recognised as a leading lawyer for Restructuring and Insolvency by independent legal directories, including The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Chambers Asia-Pacific, IFLR1000 and Best Lawyers guide book 

  • An international financial institution on the restructuring of its debt facilities for an global retail company headquartered in Australia
  • The senior creditor and receivers of Aston Metals Group
  • The mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners of the USD$12.5 billion multicurrency term and revolving facilities agreement for SABMiller Holdings, Inc and SABMiller plc’s acquisition of Foster's Group Limited
  • MGPA on the establishment of its Australian business and on the acquisition and financing of commercial property in Sydney and Perth
  • A consortium of 80 lenders on the USD$17.34 billion refinancing of commodity trading and mining company Glencore Xstrata

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Career and qualifications

  • Admitted as a barrister in High Court of Australia 1995
  • Admitted as a solicitor in South Australia 1995, Victoria, Australia 1997, Hong Kong 2003
  • Finlaysons, Adelaide, South Australia 1996
  • Corporate Lawyer, National Australia Bank 1996 (Adelaide) and 1997 (Melbourne)
  • Allen & Overy, Hong Kong 1999
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2003
  • Partner since 2005