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Jennifer is a Senior Associate in our corporate practice in Sydney. Jennifer advises on a range of corporate transactions, specialising in public and private mergers and acquisitions.

Jennifer advises clients across a range of industries on structuring, negotiating and implementing significant corporate transactions. Jennifer has advised on some of the most transformative Australian public and private M&A deals in recent times. She has experience in both domestic and cross-border transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructures and general corporate advisory matters.

Jennifer is the co-author of the Herbert Smith Freehills ‘Australian Public M&A Report’, a publication which examines control transactions involving Australian targets listed on the ASX that were conducted by way of takeover bid or scheme of arrangement in each financial year.



Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney. She is admitted as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia.

Experience & expertise

Selected matters

  • Link Group on A$860 million divestment of its PEXA Group Limited stake, including by block trade and in-specie distribution
  • Ramsay Health Care on A$20 billion takeover approach from KKR
  • Tassal Group on A$1 billion takeover approach from Cooke Inc.
  • Link Group in its proposed A$3.5 billion (EV) acquisition by Dye & Durham by way of scheme
  • Santos in its A$22 billion merger with Oil Search
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia on its sale of a 55% interest in Colonial First State to KKR and A$3.3 billion joint venture
  • Boral Limited in its response to the A$8.5 billion unsolicited takeover offer by Seven Group Holdings
  • Coca-Cola Amatil Limited on its acquisition by Coca-Cola European Partners by way of scheme valuing Amatil at A$11.1 billion (EV). This deal was awarded M&A Deal of the Year at the 2021 MergerMarket M&A Awards
  • Caltex Australia on its response to the A$10 billion (EV) Couche-Tard non-binding indicative offer
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia on its proposed A$3.8 billion sale of its Australian and New Zealand life insurance business to AIA
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia on its A$4.2 billion sale of its global asset management business, Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) to Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia on its proposed A$8 billion demerger of certain of its wealth management and mortgage broking businesses