Justin is an experienced corporate lawyer specialising in corporate advisory work with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions (both public and private).
He also regularly advises on equity fundraising, and corporate law and governance matters. Being based in WA, Justin's practice has a particular focus on resources companies and service providers to them.
For nearly 20 years, Justin presented the directors’ duties module of the Company Directors Course for the Australian Institute of Company Directors
Advised on the acquisition of mining services supplier, Mainetec Pty Ltd.
Advised on its acquisition of Millennium Minerals from IMC Resources for total cash and scrip consideration of approximately A$150 million, and on Australian aspects of associated equity and debt raisings.
Advised on various acquisitions and transactions including its incorporated joint venture with Lycopodium.
Advised on the $697 million acquisition of leading underground mining contractor Barminco from Gresham Private Equity and the associated $250 million fully underwritten equity raising; and on the acquisition of a 10% interest in mining technology subsidiary idoba by Sumitomo Corporation.
Advised on its transaction with PT AMNT involving the acquisition of mining equipment in exchange for shares representing 44.3% of Macmahon’s capital and the award of a A$3.9 billion mining services contract in Indonesia; and on its acquisitions of specialist underground contractor GBF Group, and civil construction contractor, TMM Group.
In the multiple Australian Takeovers Panel proceedings regarding Finders Resources Ltd and the subsequent Federal Court judicial review proceedings.
Advised on its acquisition of SKILLED Group Limited by scheme of arrangement.
Advised on the sale of its Australian oil & gas business to a consortium of private equity funds managed by Macquarie Capital Limited and Brookfield Asset Management for US$2.1 billion to form Quadrant Energy (APAC Deal of the Year, Oil & Gas Council Awards 2016).
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