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Alasdair McLean

Principal and Joint Head of Melbourne

Alasdair is the Joint Head of the Melbourne office and has over 20 years’ experience practising in the areas of corporate and commercial law. His expertise encompasses acquisitions and disposals of businesses, mergers, joint ventures and other strategic alliances, equity and debt financing of early stage and established businesses, establishing and advising investment funds, commercialisation of intellectual property, corporate governance, corporate advisory (including Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rules advice), family business and succession planning, and general commercial contract drafting and negotiation. 

Alasdair has broad experience across a number of industries, including financial services, technology, energy, healthcare, agriculture and life sciences. He has significant cross border and direct foreign investment experience, having worked in Australia, Europe and North America, and acts on a number of transactions for clients establishing business in Australia and investing in existing businesses.

He has been awarded a First Class Honours degree in Law from the Australian National University, and a Master of Laws from the University of Sydney and is recognised for his expertise in a number of legal guides, including The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific.

In the media:

Leading firms help create Australia's largest integrated drinks and hospitality business - Australasian Lawyer, 11 July 2019