What can Adrian do for you?
After starting professional life as an M&A lawyer, Adrian’s career as a projects lawyer took off in Hong Kong. Thirty years on, he now heads up the team advising surety clients issuing bonds and guarantees in infrastructure and other sectors, as well as owners and operators of power generation facilities at home and abroad.
Supporting your ambitions
Adrian has been instrumental in guiding the surety community through changes affecting its core construction market, the deployment of the surety instrument in diverse new areas such as oil and gas decommissioning and pension deficit bonds, and the advent of portfolio risk cessions between sureties and banks. Recently, Adrian has assisted sureties affected by the collapse of Carillion.
In power generation, Adrian has helped drive the ‘"cradle to grave" approach of construction, routine operation and maintenance, and long term service contracts, enabling owners to resolve technical and commercial issues quickly and "keep the lights on" at combined cycle plants.
What do others say?
Adrian has unparalleled experience of all aspects of the surety industry and he is the trusted “go to” adviser when the market is responding to new challenges or seeking to exploit new opportunities.
What else should you know?
Adrian is part owner of a vineyard near Melbourne after leading an investor group through the acquisition and conversion of a sheep farm, the design and construction of a winery facility, and launch of a new brand. So when he is not advising clients on their projects he is very much "hands on" with one of his own.