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James Stewart


James Stewart


T:+61 3 8686 6710


T:+61 3 8686 6000

James Stewart is a leading corporate finance lawyer based in Melbourne.

James is amongst the leading cross-border mergers & acquisitions lawyers in Australia and has an award winning practice in public company takeovers, including hostile and competitive bids and proceedings before the Takeovers Panel, private M&A deals, equity capital markets and private equity. James has significant experience on transactions in the Asia Pacific region and is recognised by his peers as one of Australia’s Best Lawyers in Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate.

James was named Melbourne Best Lawyers Corporate Lawyer of the Year shortly after relocating from Perth (and before that Sydney). He has been awarded the International Financial Law Review (ILFR) Asia Awards M&A Deal of the Year and been nominee or finalist for Australasian Law Awards M& Deal of the Year, IFLR M&A Team of the Year, China Law & Practice Awards, M&A Deal of the Year and Finance Asia’s Deal of the Year.