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Tony is widely regarded as one of Australia’s leading mergers and acquisitions lawyers. Tony advises on listed company takeovers and mergers as well as private M&A deals.
Tony is co-author of Schemes, Takeovers and Himalayan Peaks, a leading book on public company mergers. He has been recognised for several years in the Chambers Partners Asia Pacific Guide as one of only a small handful of Band 1 M&A lawyers in Australia, described in the 2013 edition as being “widely respected in the market, with one interviewee calling him ‘the M&A man’”. Tony is also referred to in the six Australian editions to date of Best Lawyers, in Who’s Who Legal, in Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading M&A Lawyers, in the Asia Pacific Legal 500, in PLC Which Lawyer? and is rated ‘Pre-eminent’ in M&A in the Doyle’s Australian Legal Guide. Tony is included in the IFLR 1000, where one client said: ‘Damian has strategic and incisive advice which was invaluable.’
Tony won Dealmaker of the Year at the inaugural 2010 Lawyers’ Weekly Icon Awards. He has been nominated a further four times for Dealmaker of the Year by Lawyers Weekly and Australasian Legal Business and is in the latter’s list of “Hot 40” lawyers for 2012.
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