Chris Flynn, an energy and resources specialist, will join the firm’s corporate advisory group from Kulczyk Oil Ventures, where he was the general counsel. He specialises in a broad range of corporate transactions in the energy sector, including acquisitions, divestments, listings, debt facilities, structured and project financings, restructurings and joint ventures.
As reported by Lawyers Weekly in November, former Allens Arthur Robinson senior associate Alexander Danne will join the banking + finance group.
Danne specialises in project finance, PPPs and infrastructure finance, property finance, syndicated finance, and acquisition and leveraged finance work.
Also being promoted to the firm’s partnership is David Clee, a mergers and acquisitions lawyer in the corporate advisory group.
Clee joined the firm in 2007 and specialises in mergers and acquisitions with a particular expertise in listed company takeovers, schemes of arrangement and trust schemes. He also advises on private M+A transactions, capital raisings and corporate restructurings.
Paula Gilardoni, a competition law and regulatory lawyer in the competition + regulation group, has also been promoted.
Gilardoni joined the firm in 2003 and provides advice in competition law and regulatory matters including ACCC investigations and merger clearances. She also has wide-ranging experience advising clients in the payments industry.