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.
TGA proposal to declare various sports supplements are therapeutic goods: submissions close on 3 December 2019
30 October 2019
The way in which sports supplements are regulated in Australia is being reviewed, which could lead to significant changes to the way these products are formulated, positioned and marketed.
Building & Construction Security of Payment Act, NSW: A constantly amended Act
29 October 2019
The NSW Security of Payments Act enables individuals and companies who do work in the construction industry to get paid quickly and to avoid insolvency.
An ASX-listed global investment manager
Appointed the project lawyer for a complex high-rise commercial tower and residential and retail precinct on Sydney harbour valued at over $1bn requiring the retention of the existing concrete structure and hazardous materials remediation. Advised on request for tender conditions, construction contracts (in which obligations under agreements for lease, current and future authority requirements, finance documentation were considered and backed down), other project documentation (such as consultancy agreements, supply agreements and novation deeds) and ongoing contract administration and project delivery issues.