Partner

Chris Taylor

Chris is a highly regarded corporate lawyer with extensive experience advising clients on complex transactions, with an emphasis on M&A, both private and public.

He has acted for clients in numerous cross-border transactions and across a broad range of industry sectors. He acts for a range of clients from start-ups to ASX listed companies and offshore investors.

Chris is renowned for his commercial acumen and his exceptional client service. He thrives on assisting clients as a trusted advisor to their business needs.

Expertise

Chris’s expertise includes:

  • M&A
  • Cross-border transactions
  • Foreign investment into Australia
  • Joint ventures
  • Warranty & indemnity insurance
  • Securities law
  • Restructuring
  • Commercial contracting
  • Corporate governance

Recent Projects

  • Advised Orora on the sale of its Australasian fibre business
  • Advised RACV on the acquisition of Gippsland Solar
  • Advised Willis Towers Watson on the acquisition of Risk Capital Advisors
  • Advised Study Group on the sale of Endeavour Learning Group
  • Advised MacPhersons Resources on its merger with Intermin Resources through a scheme of arrangement
  • Advised Booking Holdings Inc. on the acquisition of HotelsCombined
  • Advised Australian Pharmaceutical Industries on the acquisition of the Clearskincare Clinics and products business
  • Advised Accolade Wines on the acquisition of Lion’s Australian premium wine business, Fine Wine Partners

Professional Memberships/Accreditation & Activities

  • FINSIA

Special Counsel

Stuart O'Neill