Martin Irwin

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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Martin Irwin

Martin Irwin

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Biography

Martin Irwin is a corporate lawyer based in Melbourne.

Martin advises institutional and strategic investors, and domestic and international financial institutions on complex and high profile transactions.


Professional experience

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  • University of Melbourne, BA, LLB (Hons)
  • Supreme Court of Victoria 1999
  • Advised an Asian based strategic infrastructure investor bidding for 100 per cent ownership of Bingo Industries, a large waste disposal company.
  • Advised a participant in the winning consortium for the Port of Melbourne.
  • Advised PacHydro on its bid for the Bald Hills Wind Farm.
  • Advising Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec on its acquisition of a 20 per cent interest in Plenary Group Holdings.
  • Advising Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in relation to the acquisition by it of a 24.99 per cent stake (representing an investment of $1.25 billion) in the entity acquiring the TransGrid transmission assets.
  • Advised WorleyParsons on the sale of the Exmouth Power Station.
  • Advising NatSteel Holdings, a subsidiary of Tata Steel, on the vendor financing aspects of the divestment of their Australian steel business.
  • Advised Ontario Teachers Pension Plan in connection with an agribusiness investment.
  • Advising the Australian Electricity Marketing Authority on the tender and drafting and negotiating the documentation for its $75 million corporate and transactional facilities.
  • Advised an Asian based infrastructure investor on its bid for ANZ Terminals.
  • Advised Nextgen Group on the financing from HSBC and Morgan Stanly of its Skiron sub-sea cable.
  • Law Institute Victoria
  • Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia  

Knowledge

AFR National Infrastructure Summit

Publication | July 2019

2019/2020 Victoria State Budget update

Publication | May 28, 2019