Clients expect me to fill a number of roles for them including:
- Trusted commercial adviser
- Expert legal adviser
- Contributor to decision making
In order to effectively perform these roles my approach is to compile a comprehensive understanding of the client’s business, their objectives and commercial constraints.
This process is essential background to enable me to design the project so that it delivers an outcome that is commercially practical and cost efficient.
The best solutions to legal questions do not come from simply applying legal principles to a situation that is not understood with great clarity.
Often, I am able to add value to clients’ businesses through identifying new opportunities for them and providing access to a quality network of connections both in Australia and overseas.
My expertise is in the fields of corporate and commercial law with a special emphasis in public and private mergers and acquisitions and equity capital markets.
The clients who benefit from this expertise operate in a wide variety of industries including property, private equity, technology, manufacturing, retail, financial and professional services and media and entertainment.
BComm LLB (Hons) – University of Auckland
Australia - Online Gambling: What is a Bet? Decision in Lottoland v ACMA
26 September 2019
Addisons acted for Lottoland in Lottoland’s recent successful application to the Supreme Court of New South Wales in which it sought declarations that various of its products were not “prohibited interactive gambling services” under the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 (Cth) (IGA).
The ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report Released: Big changes to Australia's privacy and consumer laws recommended
23 September 2019
The Final Report of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Digital Platforms Inquiry was released on 29 July 2019. The Report includes 23 recommendations which encompass a broad cross-section of laws, including competition, consumer protection, privacy law and media regulation, which reflects “the intersection of issues arising from the growth of digital platforms”.
Our Focus Paper provides a summary of the various ACCC recommendations to amend and strengthen Australia’s privacy and consumer laws.
What should be included in board minutes? Useful guidance from the joint statement by AICD and the Governance Institute
20 September 2019
The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and the Governance Institute of Australia have recently collaborated to explore contemporary issues in board minute taking practices, and have outlined their perspective in a joint statement on board minutes.