Doug is a Special Counsel in our Corporate and Commercial Team. He has over 30 years’ experience in a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, with particular emphasis on capital raisings (including initial public offerings, rights issues, placements, share purchase plans, and private equity raisings), takeovers, corporate reconstructions, mergers and acquisitions, asset sales and purchases, due diligence, joint ventures, privatisations and advising in relation to the Corporations Act and the Listing Rules of the Australian Securities Exchange.
Doug spent five years as General Counsel and Company Secretary of a listed mining company, where he was involved in all aspects of the company’s operations, including negotiating development and operating agreements, joint ventures and farm-in agreements. Doug also represented the company on joint venture operating committees.
Doug has been voted by his peers as a “Best Lawyer” consecutively since 2014 in the areas of Commercial Law, Corporate / Government Practice and Mergers and Acquisitions Law.
Significant transactions in which Doug has been involved include: