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Jeremy is the firm's Managing Partner.
He is also a corporate lawyer specialising in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, foreign investment and joint ventures.
He has worked for a leading New York law firm and has been involved in a number of major cross-border transactions.
Jeremy has recently acted for Bain Capital, Microsoft Corporation, Apollo Global, Blackmores, Battery Ventures, Archer Capital, Air New Zealand, Dalian Wanda, The Raine Group, Campbell Soup Arnott’s, Metso Corporation, Natura Cosmeticos and BP.
Jeremy is regularly recommended as a leading Corporate lawyer by Chambers, Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Best Lawyers, and has been judged by leading General Counsel as one of Australia’s best lawyers.
Jeremy draws praise from offshore clients as "excellent" and "technically strong" with "good commercial skills” (Asia Pacific Legal 500). "He's extremely measured and balanced. He always has client interests at heart. He's aware of all the risks and communicates this. He is highly commercial and astute." (Chambers Global)
Acted on the acquisition of a majority stake in Investors Mutual Ltd.
Acted on the acquisition of PageUp.
Acted on the acquisition of Only About Children.
Acted on the acquisition of Catalent Australia, Global Therapeutics and FIT-Bioceuticals.
Acted on the sale of Guardian Early Learning Group to Navis Capital.
Acted on the acquisition of Event Zero and the sale of its 50% interest in ninemsn to Nine Entertainment Co.
Acted on its acquisition of Open Colleges.
Acted on the sale of its Australian motor car business.
Acted on the acquisition of Nitro Circus.
Acted on the acquisition of Aesop.
Acted on the acquisition of Allity from Lend Lease.
Recognised as a key lawyer in corporate and M&A
Ranked as a leading lawyer in corporate/mergers and acquisitions
Recommended in mergers and acquisitions and corporate law
Jeremy Davis is praised as "an easy guy to deal with who knows when to be firm," and as "the guy we call when we need quick and pointed practical advice"
A "very knowledgeable, helpful and well-connected" lawyer whose understanding of the Australian business scene "helps us to navigate several areas - liability and risk assessment in particular"
The "excellent" Jeremy Davis is "technically strong" with "good commercial skills”
Recognised in corporate/governance practice and mergers and acquisitions law
[Jeremy is] extremely measured and balanced. He always has client interests at heart. He's aware of all the risks and communicates this. He is highly commercial and astute
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