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Norton Rose Fulbright

Corporate/M&A

2 ranked lawyersBand 4AustraliaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Member of a global practice, offering a correspondingly high capability for cross-jurisdictional mandates. Assists clients on substantial transactions and is particularly noted for expertise in the energy and resources, health and pharmaceutical, technology and infrastructure sectors. Also demonstrates experience on private equity matters, with extensive expertise acting for foreign private equity funds on inbound investments and domestic funds on exits through IPOs.

Strengths

The firm is praised by clients for having "an excellent culture, a technically strong team and a real-world view of the law."

One interview comments: "They are just extremely consistent, and their lawyers are culturally sensitive and have a deep appreciation of ensuring cultural differences are bridged and well understood by the client."

Work highlights

Assisted Vodafone Hutchison Australia in relation to its AUD15 billion merger with TPG.

Notable practitioners

With over three decades of experience, John Elliott acts on high-value mergers and acquisitions for prominent international clients. A client notes: "His strength is not only his expertise in commercial and corporate issues, but also his ability to think of the interplay with regulatory considerations."

Richard Lewis is instructed by both domestic and international clients, with substantial experience advising in relation to cross-border private equity transactions.

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Australia

Corporate/M&A


John Elliott
Band 2

Private Equity


Richard G. Lewis
Band 4