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DLA Piper welcomes new special counsel

The global law firm has revealed it has appointed a new special counsel in its Sydney office.

user iconEmma Musgrave 14 September 2017 Big Law
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DLA Piper has named Amit Jois as its new special counsel, who joins the firm from Allens.

According to a statement from DLA Piper, Mr Jois is an Australian and US qualified M&A lawyer, specialising in domestic and cross-border transactions including public and private M&A, divestments, restructures, strategic alliances and joint ventures.

Throughout his career, he has gained extensive industrials sector experience and has advised on significant transactions for major listed companies, global commodities traders and financial institutions.


DLA Piper head of corporate Australia James Philips congratulated Mr Jois on his new role at the firm.

“We are delighted to welcome Amit to our corporate practice at DLA Piper,” Mr Philips said.

“An increasing number of Australian and global clients are now entrusting us with their critical transactions. Amit shares our passion for understanding our clients’ businesses and our commitment to helping them achieve their objectives.

“His experience advising leading Australian and global companies is a perfect fit for us and our clients.”

Mr Jois said he was thrilled to be taking on a new role at DLA Piper.

“I’m excited to be joining DLA Piper’s corporate and M&A practice,” Mr Jois said.

“DLA Piper is one of the most active firms in the market on cross-border deals, and I’m looking forward to working with the team in Australia and right across the firm’s extensive international network to deliver seamless service to our clients.”

Pictured: Amit Jois