Melissa Phillips

Melissa is a Special Counsel in our Corporate Team. Melissa acts for a broad range of corporate, government and not-for-profit clients with a particular focus on share and asset acquisitions and disposals and equity capital markets. Melissa has extensive experience in relation to large scale acquisitions and disposals, capital raisings, shareholder agreements, corporate governance, restructures, […]

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Andrew Mackenzie

Andrew is a Director in the Property team in Brisbane. With dual degrees in law and journalism Andrew is a passionate practitioner across the full ambit of property law, including commercial and retail leasing, commercial sales and acquisitions, flat land and high-rise development, off-the-plan sales, and receiver and manager sales. Andrew has leading experience in […]

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Deivina Peethamparam

Deivina is a Special Counsel in our Employment Advisory Team. As an Accredited Workplace Relations Specialist, and experienced senior legal practitioner, Deivina uses a combination of commercial acumen, technical knowledge and a client centric approach to drive positive outcomes. Deivina most recently held the position of Group General Counsel for a privately owned Australian building […]

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Kate Mills

Kate specialises in corporate and regulatory matters particularly in connection with corporate transactions, regulatory reviews, enforcement and investigations. Kate has experience in a range of corporate commercial matters including acquisitions by scheme of arrangement, contested takeovers, restructuring, tax, and securities class actions. Kate’s client base includes global investment and major retail banks, listed and unlisted […]

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Vaughan Petherbridge

Vaughan is a Partner in the Corporate Team and has over 20 years of experience at top-tier law firms and in-house in Australia and the United States. Specialising in corporate and commercial law, Vaughan’s work focuses on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), early stage investing, joint ventures, complex business separations and transitional arrangements, and general corporate […]

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Matthew Trinca

Matthew is a Special Counsel in the Banking & Finance Group. He acts for banks, financial institutions and borrowers in financing and lending transactions. His areas of expertise include property and construction finance, corporate and acquisition finance, aged care and retirement village financing, gaming and hospitality financing and the Personal Property Securities Act. Matthew has […]

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Anna Koumides

Anna joined Gadens in 2007, after having completed her articles of clerkship in the legal department of a major Australian financial institution. Anna was admitted as a solicitor and barrister of the Supreme Court of Victoria in February 2007. Anna has a wealth of experience in banking and finance litigation, insolvency and dispute resolution and regularly […]

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Mark Pistilli

Mark is the Chief Executive Officer of Gadens Melbourne and Sydney partnership. A qualified lawyer, Mark has a wealth of experience in building and managing high-performance law firms and teams. Mark joined Gadens from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), where he was a practising lawyer and sat on PwC’s legal leadership team. Mark was a managing (and founding) […]

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Winnie Sinn

Winnie is a Special Counsel in our Corporate Team acting for a broad range of corporate clients with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and commercial. Winnie advises clients in a range of industries including transport and logistics, consumer brands, technology and hospitality within the Asia-Pacific region. She has a broad range […]

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Louise Schmid

Louise is a Special Counsel in our Banking & Finance Team, specialising in litigation and insolvency. She practices primarily in the area of dispute resolution including corporate and personal insolvency and commercial litigation in all Victorian and Federal Courts, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and the High Court of Australia. Louise works closely with large […]

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Matthew Burge

Matthew is a Partner in our Corporate Team, advising listed and private companies on a range of corporate and commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations and restructures, partnerships, general commercial contracts and corporate governance. Matthew works with clients from start-ups to large listed companies, across a range of industries […]

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Matt Egerton-Warburton

Matt is a Partner in the Corporate Team. He specialises in public and private mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, equity capital markets and general corporate advisory work. Matt’s clients include domestic and international corporations, sovereign wealth funds, state-owned enterprises, family offices and financial service providers across a broad range of sectors including health, technology, financial […]

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