Rohan Mishra

Clayton Utz
Partner Perth

Rohan has expertise in financings, specifically focusing on project financing in the energy and resource sectors (including renewables) across Australia, Asia, and Africa. He represents both lenders and sponsors. Additionally, he has experience in acting for private credit funds, stream and royalty funders, both locally and internationally. Rohan is a member of the firm's restructuring team, with experience in restructures and work outs. A highly regarded Banking lawyer in the IFLR 1000, Rohan is also recognised as a leading Banking and Project Finance lawyer by Best Lawyers Australia as well as leading Mining lawyer in Who's Who Legal

Notable Work
  • Advised Squadron Energy, a company of Tattarang, one of Australia's largest private companies, on its acquisition of CWP Renewable, one of Australia's biggest ever renewable energy transactions and advised on the debt staple financing package.
  • Advised Osisko Bermuda Limited on providing secured stream financing to Metals Acquisition Group (MAC) as part of the finance package to assist MAC's US$1.1bn acquisition of Glencore's cobalt mine.
  • Advised Tianqi Lithium Corporation on its US$3.5bn debt package to acquire 24% of the shares in the Chilean company SQM and on subsequent restructuring of the debt.
  • Advised the Noble Group on a variety of financing transactions, including project finance, trade financing, working capital solutions, pre-payment facilities, restructures for mining projects in Australia, Africa, and Mongolia and most recently, post restructure, advising on its US$700m trade finance facility.
  • Advised Blackstone and its affiliates on the back-leverage financing arrangements in connection with the A$8.9bn acquisition of Crown Resorts Limited through its A$5.4bn debt funding package which was done via a combination of syndicated debt, repurchase and securitisation structures.
  • Advised Talison Lithium on its secured US$1bn debt facility for its Greenbushes Lithium project.
  • Advised Westpac on the sale of its motor vehicle dealer finance and novated leasing business to Angle Finance (a A$1bn wholesale portfolio company of Cerberus Capital Management L.P).
  • Advised CBA as agent and arranger on a AUD$300m syndicated funding package provided to Peakstone to facilitate its acquisition of a property in Sydney.
  • Advised the Australian Gas & Infrastructure Group on the project financing of the West Erregulla gas project.
  • Advised Wyloo Metals as purchaser on an issuance of A$150m secured exchangeable notes issued by rare earths developer Hastings Technology Metals.
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