Clients trust me with their strategic projects in the areas of M&A (including private share and asset sales and acquisitions, private equity transactions, public mergers & acquisitions, debt and equity funding and capital markets transactions), commercial negotiations, and advising on corporate and governance issues.
I work across a spectrum of industries, including technology, media, infrastructure, real estate, financial services and insurance, government, mining and resources, sport, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, consumer goods and food manufacturing.
Clients value me for being accessible, efficient, commercial, giving them ongoing visibility on costs, and being easy to work with.
Given that cyber security is now mission-critical for all businesses, I established and lead the Addisons cyber and data security practice. Addisons participates in an innovative alliance with technical and crisis management experts to deliver a holistic cyber security solution, suitable for businesses of all sizes.
LLB (Hon) - University of Sydney
BEcon/BSoSc - University of Sydney
Addisons helps Bega win battle over peanut butter packaging
03 May 2019
On 1 May 2019 the Federal Court of Australia confirmed Bega Cheese’s right to continue to use the packaging get-up or trade dress associated with the peanut butter products that it acquired as part of its purchase of the Mondelez Grocery Business in 2017. Importantly, this gives Bega Cheese the right to continue to use the current packaging of its Smooth and Crunchy Peanut Butter products.
Employment Law in Australia Overview
05 July 2019
In Australia, employment is primarily regulated by legislation at the Federal level. There are some areas, notably long service leave, which continue to be regulated at the State and Territory level.
Know your audience: New Design & Distribution Obligations on Issuers & Distributors of Financial Products
04 July 2019
In April this year, ASIC was granted wide-reaching product intervention powers under the Treasury Laws Amendment (Design and Distribution Obligations and Product Intervention Powers) Act 2019 (Cth) (the Act).1 In a further push to align financial products with consumers’ needs, the Act also introduced a new set of design and distribution obligations (DDOs), which all issuers and distributors of financial products to retail customers must comply with from April 2021.
No comment? Potential liability for third party Facebook comments following the "Voller" judgment
01 July 2019
In its recent decision in Voller the Supreme Court of New South Wales has established that media organisations may be liable as publishers of defamatory comments made by third parties on their public Facebook pages.