find the latest legal job
Corporate and Commercial Partner
Category: Corporate and Commercial Law | Location: Adelaide SA 5000
· Full time · Join a leading Adelaide commercial law firm
View details
In-house Legal Counsel & Commercial Lawyers
Category: Corporate and Commercial Law | Location: All Sydney NSW
· Providing lawyers with flexibility and control over when they work, how they work and who they work for.
View details
In-house Legal Counsel & Commercial Lawyers
Category: Corporate and Commercial Law | Location: All Melbourne VIC
· Providing lawyers with flexibility and control over when they work, how they work and who they work for.
View details
Legal Inhouse / Lawyer / Company Secretary
Category: Other | Location: Brisbane QLD 4000
· Fantastic Company · Potential to be Part Time / Flexible Work Pattern
View details
Part Time Risk & Compliance Officer
Category: Other | Location: Brisbane QLD 4000
· Brisbane City · Flexible Part Time Hours
View details
DLA Piper welcomes new special counsel

DLA Piper welcomes new special counsel

Welcome

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

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

Like this story? Read more:

QLS condemns actions of disgraced lawyer as ‘stain on the profession’

NSW proposes big justice reforms to target risk of reoffending

The legal budget breakdown 2017

DLA Piper welcomes new special counsel
lawyersweekly logo
Promoted content
Recommended by Spike Native Network
more from lawyers weekly
LCA welcomes religious freedom panel
06:04
LCA welcomes religious freedom panel
The Law Council of Australia says the establishment of a panel which will examine the human right to...
Law Society launched a new website, legal politics and lawmaking
06:00
Law Society launches project to engage young Aussies
The Law Society of NSW has launched a new website to engage young Australians in legal politics and ...
recognised for human rights work
06:00
LexisNexis executive recognised for human rights work
A LexisNexis executive has been announced as a finalist in a global awards program for women in busi...
APPOINTMENTS
Allens managing partner Richard Spurio, image courtesy Allens' website
Jun 21 2017
Promo season at Allens
A group of lawyers at Allens have received promotions across its PNG and Australian offices. ...
May 11 2017
Partner exits for in-house role
A Victorian lawyer has left the partnership of a national firm to start a new gig with state governm...
Esteban Gomez
May 11 2017
National firm recruits ‘major asset’
A national law firm has announced it has appointed a new corporate partner who brings over 15 years'...
opinion
Nicole Rich
May 16 2017
Access to justice for young transgender Australians
Reform is looming for the process that young transgender Australians and their families must current...
Geoff Roberson
May 11 2017
The lighter side of the law: when law and comedy collide
On the face of it, there doesn’t seem to be much that is amusing about the law, writes Geoff Rober...
Help
May 10 2017
Advocate’s immunity – without fear or without favour but not both
On 29 March 2017, the High Court handed down its decision in David Kendirjian v Eugene Lepore & ...