James Stewart


James Stewart


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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.