Denis has a broad range of experience in corporate and finance transactions, including project financings, securitizations and derivatives, mergers and acquisitions, acquisition financings and insolvencies, and restructurings.
He has represented lenders, developers, investors and other stakeholders such as family offices in transactions in the banking & finance, energy, retail, water, telecoms, ports, oil & gas, transportation, steel, real estate and hotel sectors throughout Asia, the Commonwealth of Independent States, Europe and the Middle East.
Denis has been recognized for his work in various legal and industry guides, including Chambers, Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Project Financing Lawyers, Legal Business Legal Expert Report (for energy and resources) and Super Lawyers.
Denis earned his LLB (with honours) and B.Ec from Macquarie University before obtaining his LLM from University of Cambridge (Sidney Sussex College). He is admitted to practise law in NSW, Australia, England and Wales, Hong Kong, and BVI.
Prior to joining FitzGerald Lawyers, Denis was a partner in leading international law firms in Hong Kong and London for 25 years. He has practised law for 34 years in Hong Kong, London and Sydney. Denis has also been a Visiting Professor in International Finance in the LLM program of Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London.
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