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Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Corporate/M&A

3 ranked lawyersBand 3, Spotlight TableAustraliaGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Independent practice with a high cross-border capability, frequently selected to represent multinational clients on significant transactions, especially inbound foreign investments, and particularly well equipped to tackle China-related mandates. Acts for domestic and international private equity firms and investee companies on complex transactions and exits. Noted for its familiarity with such heavily regulated sectors as mining, life sciences and TMT. Prominently active in the hostile takeover sphere and in the representation of alternative capital providers, and praised for maintaining high levels of client service.

Foreign desks

Strong China offering with a growing intellectual property and private equity practice. With a particular focus on M&A, the team also handles energy and resources, financial and regulatory matters. Often advises Chinese investors on major bids and investment transactions into Australia and related regulatory issues.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Lumsden acts for both domestic and international clients in relation to significant corporate transactions.

Brisbane-based Nick Thorne operates mainly in the resources and infrastructure spheres, offering experience of involvement in some of Papua New Guinea's highest-profile projects. Clients value him as a lawyer with "strong PNG knowledge and experience" who "provides reliable and timely advice."

Sandy Mak combines high-level M&A and corporate expertise with an active practice advising major private equity firms and portfolio companies. A client comments: "She has good technical experience and provides timely and practical advice."

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Corporate/M&A

Corrs Chambers Westgarth

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Location

Level 17, 8 Chifley, 8-12 Chifley Square, NSW 2000

Sydney

New South Wales

Australia

2000

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Corporate/M&A


Andrew Lumsden
Band 4
Nick Thorne
Foreign expert for Papua New Guinea
Sandy Mak
Band 2