Dale Rayner

Dale Rayner

Dale Rayner is a banking and finance lawyer with over 20 years’ experience in Asset and Structured Finance, financial services regulation and derivatives.  He also has strong expertise across a broad range of areas including, Islamic finance law, tax and regulatory driven financing for APAC clients.

Dale has a wide breadth of experience spanning a number of top tier international law firms as well as many years as a banker in the Asset and Structured Finance team at HSBC Hong Kong.  Dale has also worked in the derivatives legal team for Société Générale in both Hong Kong and London.

Dale is listed in AFR’s Best Lawyers 2019 for Asset Finance Law, Banking and Finance Law, Debt Capital Markets Law, Derivatives, Equipment Finance Law, Financial Institutions, Regulatory Practice and Structured Finance Law.  He was also AFR's Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year for Financial Institutions in 2018.

Professional Memberships

  • Banking and Financial Services Law Association
  • Aviation Working Group (AWG) on Cape Town Convention implementation
  • Fellow UNCITRAL coordination committee for Australia (For Working Group VI - Model Secured Transactions Law)
  • Walrus Committee on Banking Law. 

AFR Best Lawyers: Lawyer of the Year - Financial Institutions


Legal insights

Ahead of the expected cessation of the London Inter-bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) at the end of 2021, along with the possible discontinuance of other key inter-bank offered rates (IBORs), the...

22 October 2020

On Friday 25 September 2020 the Treasurer Mr Josh Frydenberg announced significant reforms to the responsible lending obligations in the National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009.

25 September 2020

The Federal Treasurer has issued a legislative instrument to allow company officers to sign documents electronically.

06 May 2020

The NSW Parliament has passed regulations to facilitate electronic documents, signatures, witnessing and attestation.

22 April 2020

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