Special Counsel

Bridget Edghill

Bridget Edghill is a proactive and dedicated lawyer, with vast experience advising some of the world's most recognisable brands on complex Australian and cross-border corporate transactions. Her experience covers a broad range of transactional work, focussing on mergers and acquisitions, corporate transactions in regulated industries, post-acquisition integrations, complex demergers and divestments, reorganisations, corporate governance, and general corporate advisory work.
Bridget has over 15 years' experience advising clients on complex transactions across a broad range of sectors, including technology, financial services, communications, media and entertainment, and energy and utilities.

Successes and relevant experience

  • Acting for an Australian financial advisory firm in respect of all aspects of its acquisition by a large wealth management firm.
  • Acting on the sale of an Australian insurance consultancy company that worked with 5 of the top 10 insurers in Australia and New Zealand to an American multinational consulting company.
  • Advising a leading US-based eGiving and online payment processing company on all aspects of its acquisition of an Australian event ticketing and booking platform company, including contract negotiation and providing foreign investment and structuring advice, and subsequently advising on a restructure of the group of companies.
  • Acting for a number of multinational travel companies in their negotiations with Allianz for the sale of insurance products in Australia, including the negotiation of authorised representative and distributor agreements.
  • Advising a major Australian telecommunications service provider on complying with financial services regulation in connection with offering insurance products (including add-on insurance products), and related marketing, sales and business structuring matters.
  • Advising a number of clients on the obligations and limitations arising from their appointment as an authorised representative or distributor of various Australian Financial Services Licensees.
  • Advising the provider of a well-known digital food and beverage ordering app on its entry into the Australian marketing, including the financial services implications of offering stored value cards, the structure and implementation of its programs, and the drafting and negotiation of its merchant agreements.

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