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
Fundraising- recent developments
21 April 2017
This paper looks at some recent reports published by the ASIC touching on fundraising issues, changes to the ASX Listing Rules and some waiver requests concerning fundraising which have recently been declined by the ASX.
Australia’s New Crowd-sourced Funding Regime – Key Points for Punters (Part 2: Intermediaries)
18 April 2017
If you caught Part 1 of this series (which related to fundraisers), you’ll know that Australia’s crowd-sourced funding (CSF) regime is set to come into force later this year.
In this paper, we set out some of the key points to be aware of if you’re thinking of participating in the CSF regime as an intermediary.
Australia’s New Crowd-sourced Funding Regime – Key Points for Punters (Part 1: Fundraisers)
03 April 2017
At long last, Australia is set to have its own crowd-sourced funding (CSF) regime. The Bill to establish the regime passed the House of Representatives on 8 February 2017 and the Senate on 22 March 2017, meaning that the regime should come into force in about 6 months.