Corporate and commercial, acquisition and disposal of businesses, mergers, joint ventures, governance, competition and consumer law, customs and global trade.Qualifications
Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Deakin University
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting major), Deakin Univserity
Lynne works with a range of clients, often larger private and family business owners, to prepare for and implement long term arrangements or transactions to grow, exit or enhance their business. This includes working with clients across all aspects of their domestic and global trade of both goods and services.
Lynne's experience across all aspects of trade and transactions gives her a unique perspective on the life cycle of a business and the challenges and opportunities presented at each stage.
Lynne is recognised for her strategic and practical approach to identifying and accessing opportunities as well as solving legal problems. Lynne's clients value her ability and down to earth approach to quickly identify and work though critical issues. Lynne has worked as a corporate and commercial lawyer for more than 12 years, including a number of years at a boutique firm where she developed a particular specialty acting in private business sales and mergers and acquisitions. Lynne has worked on a range of complex commercial transactions and is experienced in structuring deals, undertaking legal due diligence, negotiating and documenting agreements, and implementing and executing transactions. Lynne has specialist experience in relation to share and asset sale agreements, and shareholder and joint venture agreements.
Lynne also assists clients with all of their trade requirements, global and domestic, including structuring supply chains to achieve regulatory compliance, efficiency and risk minimisation and drafting agreements from procurement to sales. Lynne also has experience with regulatory issues associated with global trade including valuation, classification of imported goods, and utilisation of concessional instruments. Lynne advises clients on free trade agreements and regularly presents to industry in relation to a wide variety of issues, including the China Australia Free Trade Agreement.