Dom McGreal


    Dom is a partner in the Banking + Projects team and specialises in banking and finance. 

    Dom is experienced in acting for sponsors/borrowers and lenders/creditors across a full range of domestic and international financing transactions, asset classes and capital structures. He also has expertise in derivatives transactions and international offtake arrangements.

    For 13 years Dom was a co-principal of Wright Legal which, prior to its integration with Gilbert + Tobin in 2024, was the leading boutique banking and finance practice in Western Australia. 

    Dom has also worked in London in the banking and finance section of a magic circle law firm as well as in a senior role in a global investment bank (also in London). 

    Dom is qualified as a lawyer in Australia and England and Wales. He is routinely ranked among the leading practitioners in banking and finance law both in Western Australia and nationally.

    Dom's experience includes advising:

    • Paladin Energy Limited – US$150mln secured syndicated facilities with Nedbank and Macquarie Bank relating to, among other things, financing for the Langer Heinrich Uranium Project in Namibia.
    • Mallee Resources Limited – US$30mln secured debt financing with Hartree Metals LLC relating to the acquisition of the Avebury Nickel Project in Tasmania together with hedging arrangements.
    • Northern Star Resources Limited - $1.5 billion+ syndicated corporate facilities and hedging arrangements.
    • Panoramic Resources Limited - US$45m facilities for the restart of the Savannah Nickel Operation with Trafigura Pte Ltd as lender together with offtake arrangements.
    • Panoramic Resources Limited - A$40 million secured project financing and nickel and copper hedging lines with Macquarie Bank Limited to finance the restart of the Savannah nickel, copper cobalt Project in the East Kimberley.
    • Heron Resources Limited - US$60 million secured project financing and US$16 million silver metal stream for the Woodlawn zinc, lead and copper project in NSW and zinc, copper and lead offtake agreements.
    • Alkane Resources Limited - Tomingley Gold Project - $14 million loan and performance bond facilities with Macquarie Bank, together with secured hedging arrangements.
    • Doray Minerals Limited – A$100 million facilities with Westpac for the development of the Deflector gold project (November 2015) and the refinancing and restructuring of the Andy Well gold project finance facility with Westpac (February 2015) and the original $55m project financing and hedging with CBA in 2013) located in Western Australia.
    • Mawson West - A$50 million project financing for the Dikilushi and Kapulo copper projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo together with offtake arrangements.
    • Troy Resources - A$100 million facility to progress the development of the Karouni project (formerly known as West Omai) in Guyana, refinance existing facilities and for working capital.
    • Alkane Resources Limited - $20m credit facility with Macquarie Bank.
    • Northern Star Resources Limited – A$480 million syndicated revolving credit and performance bond facilities and hedging arrangements with ANZ, CBA and HSBC.  Part of the debt used towards the funding of NST’s acquisition of a 50% interest in the KCGM Joint Venture from Newmont Goldcorp, by purchase of the shares in Kalgoorlie Lake View Pty Ltd and associated assets for a total price of US$800m.  KCGM JV owns and operates the Super Pit Gold mine in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, WA and NST is operator.
    • Resolute Mining Limited - US$130 million acquisition financing relating to all the shares of Toro Gold Limited for US$274 million, comprising US$130 million cash and 142.5 million freely tradeable Resolute shares. The cash component fully funded through a finance facility provided by Taurus Funds Management.
    • Resolute Mining Limited – US$300 million syndicated loan facility, by way of a US150m revolving credit facility and a $150m term loan. The facilities refinance a US$63 million secured project loan facility provided by Taurus Funds Management Limited for the initial construction of the Mako gold mine in Senegal) and to replace US$195 million of existing senior bank debt facilities.
    • Resolute Mining Limited – financing aspects of the sale of Ravenswood Gold Mine to a consortium, including the $50 million promissory note issued to Resolute as noteholder, which formed part of the consideration for the sale.

    Banking and Finance Law, Derivatives, Asset Finance Law, Debt Capital Markets, High Yield Products and Project Finance and Development

    Best Lawyers 2021 - 2024

    Leading Banking and Finance lawyer 

    Doyle’s Guide 2020 - 2023

    Winner of Boutique firm of the year (as Director at previous firm)

    Australasian Law Awards 2021

    Finalist for the Deal Maker of the Year

    Australian Law Awards 2021