Gadens names new M&A partner

By Emma Ryan|10 December 2019

Gadens has welcomed an international M&A specialist to its partnership based in Sydney.

The national law firm has hired Matt Egerton-Warburton as a partner in its Sydney-based corporate advisory team. He joins from King & Wood Mallesons.

Throughout his career, Mr Egerton-Warburton has advised on private acquisitions and disposals, public offerings, schemes of arrangement, minority investments, fund formation and joint ventures in jurisdictions across the world.

His clients include domestic and international corporates, sovereign wealth funds, state-owned enterprises, family offices and financial service providers across a broad range of sectors including financial services, insurance, energy and resources, media and telecommunications, according to a statement from Gadens.


“In line with the firm’s growth and expansion strategy in Sydney, it gives me great pleasure to announce that Matt has joined the firm", said Jeremy Smith, Gadens’ chairman.

"Matt will be a fantastic addition to our team in Sydney. His experience strongly aligns with and complements that of our existing team members. He also brings a strong international focus with the work he has done in New York and Hong Kong, which deepens and strengthens our cross-border capabilities.”

Commenting on his new role at the firm, Mr Egerton-Warburton said: "I’m grateful for the opportunity to join Gadens at this stage of my career and at this time in Gadens’ evolution".

“Since opening its new office in Sydney in 2016, Gadens has grown rapidly, attracting a number of leading partners and lawyers from top-tier firms in Sydney. The Sydney office has a strong and broad corporate offering, and it’s exciting to be part of the team. My clients will be very happy here,” he said.

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