Senior Associate, Auckland

Amanda Fernandez



Amanda specialises in banking and finance law and is experienced in domestic and cross-border lending, acquisition and corporate finance. Amanda also has extensive experience in project finance, with a focus on emerging markets and developing economies, and has completed transactions involving the manufacturing, mining, energy and telecommunication industries.


Amanda returned to Buddle Findlay after working in the banking and finance teams at Linklaters in Frankfurt and international law firms based in Sydney.  Prior to leaving New Zealand, Amanda also completed a secondment at GE Capital.

Work highlights

Acting for a Dutch development bank

in connection with the establishment and completion of a mobile telecommunications project in an emerging market

Acting for a German development bank

funding a national thermal power project in an emerging market involving Euler Hermes, the German export credit agency

Acting for a French network of cooperative and mutual banks

in connection with funding to one of Germany’s largest electricity producers and hydro power plant operators

Acting for an American multinational banking corporation

in connection with syndicated loan facilities for commercial property developments in Germany and Luxembourg

Acting for a German export bank

in connection with an export credit backed syndicated loan facilities agreement for a high profile Australian mining group

Acting for a German bank

in connection with the sequestration of power plants located in Italy


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Peter Owles

Peter Owles

Partner, Auckland

Peter specialises in all aspects of banking and financial services law, with over 30 years' experience....

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Miriam Andrews

Miriam Andrews

Partner, Auckland

Miriam specialises in banking and finance. Prior to re-joining Buddle Findlay in 2013, Miriam was transaction director at an...

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