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Maddocks

Corporate/M&A

1 ranked lawyersBand 5AustraliaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Stands out for its mid-market focus, ready access to partners and close attention to client service, and adept at handling technically complex matters. Comprehensive sector coverage includes prominent activity in the agriculture, healthcare and retail sectors and is backed by the ability to advise on related commercial and taxation issues. Offers niche expertise in the representation of the founders of companies looking to sell off all or a majority stake to private equity sponsors. Active advising listed companies on multi-jurisdictional acquisitions, and also represents notable private equity outfits in acquisitions and disposals.

Notable practitioners

Ron Smooker has experience advising on sophisticated structuring mandates and M&A, joint venture and financing transactions. He advises both ASX-listed and unlisted clients operating across a variety of industries.

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Corporate/M&A


Ron Smooker
Band 4