Andrew Jinks


Clayton Utz
Level 15 1 Bligh Street
New South Wales
Sydney, Australia

Tel: +61 2 9353 5818
Fax: +61 2 8220 6700


Recognised as one of Australia’s premier securitisation and capital markets lawyers, Andrew Jinks specialises in international and domestic securitisation and capital markets transactions. This has led him to advise many of Australia’s leading financial institutions and market participants on their roles in securitisation transactions.


-Asialaw: listed as a leading lawyer (2013)
-Chambers Asia-Pacific: ranked as a leading individual (band 1) for Capital Markets: Securitisation (2013)
-IFLR 1000: ranked as one of Australia’s leading lawyers for:
*Debt Capital Markets (2012-2014)
*Structured Finance, Securitisation and Derivatives (2012-2014)
-Asia Pacific Legal 500: ranked as a leading lawyer for Capital Markets (2012)
-Best Lawyers Australia: Sydney Debt Capital Markets Lawyer of the Year (2013)
-Euromoney Best of the Best: recommended for Structured Finance and Securitisation (2011, 2013)


-Bachelor of Laws, University of Sydney (1988)
-Bachelor of Arts, University of Sydney (1988)

Admitted to Practice

-New South Wales (1989)
-Western Australia (2001)

Clayton Utz’s Capital Markets and Securities team brings together experts in corporate finance, debt capital markets, equity capital markets/IPOs, capital management and structured products.

Drawing on a broad range of disciplines, we help clients solve their financing and capital raising needs. In doing so, we have developed legal structures for some of the most innovative securities in the Australian market and have demonstrated a strong track record of efficiently planning and managing capital raising projects for our clients.

For over 180 years, our confident approach to complex transactions and litigation has seen us grow to become Australia’s leading independent law firm.

Now, with 186 partners and over 1,400 employees across six offices we continue to build our reputation for innovative and incisive advice.

With a genuine commitment to client service, we are trusted advisers to a diverse base of private and public sector organisations. Our clients include many of Australia’s top financial institutions, multinational corporations operating in a range of sectors, and state and Australian government departments and agencies.

We are also a global leader in pro bono, with one of the largest pro bono practices of any law firm outside of the US.

As an independent firm, we have relationships with leading firms around the world. That means our clients can be confident they have access to the best possible advice, wherever and whenever they need it.

We offer the sharpest legal minds. The clearest advice. And an unshakeable sense of what’s possible.

Recognised for his eminence in the debt and securitisation market, Andrew Jinks was also involved in the Woolworths hybrid offer alongside his colleagues from the equity capital practice.
Chambers Asia & Pacific, 2014