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.
ACCC finalises Guidelines on IP exemption repeal – are you ready?
10 September 2019
With the repeal of the IP exemption in the Competition and Consumer Act (CCA) about to take effect, the ACCC has issued in final form its guidelines to help business work out what the repeal means for them - “Guidelines on the repeal of subsection 51(3) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)”
Short term credit, binary options and CFDs: ASIC names and shames initial targets of its product intervention powers
27 August 2019
In April 2019, ASIC’s new product intervention powers came into effect. These powers enable ASIC to intervene on either a product-specific or market-wide basis when a financial product or credit product has resulted or is likely to result in significant detriment to consumers.
New Zealand - Development in Online Gambling Regulation
26 August 2019
New Zealand has joined the list of countries in introducing a regulatory regime that will require offshore gambling operators to pay fees in respect of both gambling services provided to New Zealand residents and bets taken in respect of New Zealand racing and sporting events.