Bill is a senior associate in the firm’s Corporate and Tax group, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, investments, divestments, joint ventures and service and supply arrangements. Bill is admitted in both Australia and Hong Kong, and has significant experience working in-house as corporate counsel.
Bill has acted for ASX listed companies, large and small proprietary companies, not-for-profits public companies and foreign companies. Bill advises clients in various sectors including banking and finance, information technology, health, aged care, property finance, insurance and franchising.
Bill advises on the entire transaction cycle from structuring, drafting term sheets, conducting due diligence, negotiating transaction documents, obtaining regulatory approvals and managing post-acquisition integration.
Disposal of joint venture interests
Advised a leading health care provider on its disposal of joint venture interests
Global private health care provider
Advised one of the largest and most diverse global private health care providers in their acquisition project and establishment of national retail network
Sale to premium OSHC provider
Advised shareholders of a childcare provider in their sale to Australia’s largest premium provider of outside school hours’ care
SAP specialist sale to multinational conglomerate
Advised shareholders of one of the largest locally-owned providers of on-premise and cloud SAP solutions in their sale to a global consulting giant
Acting Australian Counsel on international acquisition
Acted as Australian Counsel for a Canadian company specialising in the acquisition of vertical market software businesses in Australia
Management consulting company
Advised a management consulting services company in the sale of their entire client base to a privately-owned wealth management company specialising in servicing the needs of senior professionals, corporate leaders and business proprietors