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Benedict Cheung

Solicitor

Benedict is a solicitor in the firm’s corporate practice advising on a range of corporate transactions.

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Experience

Benedict assists clients in a variety of corporate transactions, including funds management, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate advisory. Benedict has experience in structuring, negotiating and implementing both domestic and cross-border transactions and has acted for clients across a range of industries, including infrastructure, financial services and real estate.

Benedict’s experience includes advising:

  • Ampol on the establishment of a A$1.4 billion property trust and the sell down of a 49% interest in the trust to a Charter Hall and GIC consortium.
  • Lendlease on the sale of its interest in the Sydney Place development to the Australian Prime Property Fund Commercial.
  • Sydney Aviation Alliance on consortium arrangements in connection with its A$32 billion (EV) acquisition of Sydney Airport.
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia on its A$1.7 billion sell down to KKR of a 55% stake in the Colonial First State superannuation and investment business.
  • BINGO Industries Limited on its A$2.3 billion acquisition by MIRA by way of scheme of arrangement.
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia on the merger of its Aussie Home Loans business with online mortgage broker Lendi.

 

Background

Benedict holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney. He is admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia.

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