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Herbert Smith Freehills partner appointed editor of leading Australian law journal

06 June 2016 | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney
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Herbert Smith Freehills M&A partner Tony Damian has been appointed as an editor of the Australian Journal of Corporate Law (AJCL), effective immediately.

Tony will co-edit the Journal with corporate and insolvency law professor Christopher Symes of Adelaide University.

Tony said: “I am honoured to accept this position and would like to thank publisher LexisNexis for offering me the opportunity to play an active role in one of the country’s leading law journals. I am looking forward to working with Professor Symes and contributing to the ongoing success of the Journal.

“The AJCL has been a must-read for corporate law practitioners for over 20 years. Since its inception, it has continually facilitated thoughtful and insightful debate about policy, legal developments and legislative reform.”

Tony is widely regarded as one of Australia’s leading mergers and acquisitions lawyers. He advises on listed company takeovers and mergers as well as private M&A deals. He has over 20 years of M&A experience and is the author and co-editor of several leading corporate law texts including the new book Towns Under Siege – Developments in Australian Takeovers and Schemes, which was released last month.

Published three times annually by LexisNexis, the Australian Journal of Corporate Law is a highly regarded law journal providing a forum for interdisciplinary debate and discussion of major contemporary policy and research issues affecting company law, both in Australia and overseas.

It contains a range of articles, notes and comments, developments and events, case notes and book reviews. This peer reviewed law journal features a high standard of contributions from both the academic and practitioner arenas.

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