James Stewart is a leading corporate finance lawyer based in Melbourne.
James is a mergers & acquisitions, corporate and securities lawyer with an award winning practice specialising in public company takeovers, including hostile and competitive bids and proceedings before the Takeovers Panel, equity capital markets and private equity. James has significant experience on cross-border mergers and acquisitions in the Asia Pacific region and is recognised by his peers as one of Australia’s Best Lawyers (2010 to 2014) in Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate.
James was recently named Melbourne Best Lawyers Corporate Lawyer of the Year 2013 after relocating from Perth (and before that Sydney). He was a lead partner in the International Financial Law Review (ILFR) 2009 Asia Awards M&A Deal of the Year and nominee for M&A Team of the Year, China Law & Practice Awards 2009 M&A Deal of the Year and FinanceAsia’s 2008 Deal of the Year.
On 20 August 2015, the Australian government introduced three bills (Bills) into Parliament to amend the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 (Cth) (FATA)..
August 26, 2015
China is Australia’s number one trading partner, with two-way flow of goods and services exceeding $150 billion last year. Australia and China came to a Free Trade .
November 19, 2014
Norton Rose Fulbright has advised private hospital and surgery centre Pulse Health on its $255 million bid for Vision Eye Institute, announced to ASX.
July 06, 2015
Norton Rose Fulbright advised Ansteel Group Corporation on the US$1.481 billion refinancing of Karara Mining..
June 04, 2015