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.
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
A newsletter for clients and contacts in the global mining industry..
June 28, 2013
Melbourne partner James Stewart talks about the outlook for Asia-Pacific mergers and acquisitions, particularly activity linked to China..
July 22, 2016
Melbourne partner James Stewart discusses levels of Chinese inbound M&A in Australia..
May 25, 2016