Gaurav de Fontgalland

Gaurav acts for listed and private companies, investment firms and their portfolio companies, emerging businesses, family offices and high net worth individuals in Australia and internationally, across a range of transactional, advisory and strategic matters.

He advises businesses through all stages of their life cycle, from initial structuring, funding and scaling up, to organic and M&A driven growth and onwards to the gamut of liquidity events.

He is well known for his work on complex, large-scale matters with rapid turnaround times.


Gaurav’s expertise includes:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Commercial Law and Contracts
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Joint Ventures
  • Shareholder Arrangements
  • Digital Law

Recent Projects

  • Acting for Virtus Health on its acquisition of Adora Fertility and three day hospitals from Healius Limited for $45 million.
  • Acting for a multinational health care business in respect of aspects of a takeover by private equity for $700 million.
  • Acting for a leading cosmetic treatment business in respect of aspects of a takeover by private equity for $650 million.
  • Advising a national cosmetic treatment business in respect of a range of corporate, commercial and regulatory issues.
  • Advising a global industrial group specialising in construction and civil engineering, headquartered in Italy, in respect of their Australian operations.
  • Acting for various stakeholders in respect of the proposed trade sale of a manufacturer to a multinational competitor for $180 million.
  • Acting for the seller in respect of a trade sale via roll-up of an aquaculture business for $70 million.
  • Advising a global manufacturer of banknote and coin sorting technology in respect of their distribution arrangements in Australia.
  • Advising a multinational optometry group in respect of their franchising, licensing and distribution arrangements in Australia.

Professional Memberships/Accreditation & Activities

  • Member of the Law Society of New South Wales
  • Lawyers Weekly Corporate Partner of the Year Finalist 2022





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