Trudi is an experienced corporate and commercial lawyer who acts for both domestic and international clients in unregulated mergers and acquisitions, joint venture arrangements, project finance and all manner of commercial transactions.
She also specialises in the financial services and investment management sector, advising on compliance with regulatory requirements and funds management and financial services business disposals and acquisitions.
With a long history providing commercial advice across a broad range of industries, Trudi is a corporate and commercial lawyer who handles transactions, including joint ventures, unregulated mergers and acquisitions and shareholder agreements for clients in both the private and public sectors.
Trudi also provides advice on managed investments and financial services regulation and acts for fund managers, financial planners and other Australian financial services licensees.
In addition to her Australia-wide experience, she spent five years working in London in the corporate finance arena, positioning her well for the international aspects of her clients’ operations and transactions.
Known for being knowledgeable and approachable, Trudi advises her clients on the most advantageous way forward by anticipating and achieving the best commercial and strategic results.
New Hope Group
The acquisition of Rio Tinto’s $865 million joint venture interest in the Bengalla Coal Mine and separately on the acquisition of Peabody Coal’s infrastructure and related tenements at the Burton Coal Mine.
Advised wholesale and retail fund managers, including equities funds, hedge funds, property trusts, timeshare schemes, income funds, serviced strata schemes and agribusiness schemes.
Transaction and project management
Led the corporate and commercial aspects of a multi-national tax restructure for a major privately owned mining organisation. Involved co-ordinating the business and legal teams located in Switzerland, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, the USA and the Cayman Islands.
NQ Minerals PLC (a listed UK company)
Transformational acquisition of the Hellyer Gold Mine and ancillary project funding and cross-border arrangements.
International pension fund
Advised an international pension fund on its acquisition of agribusiness assets in Australia.
Negotiated various joint venture and infrastructure sharing arrangements.