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Lil specialises in public, private and distressed M&A, with a particular focus on acting for private equity sponsors.

Lil acts for international and domestic sponsors, credit funds, portfolio companies and corporate clients on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters including M&A, joint ventures, company restructures, strategic alliances, foreign investment and securities laws.

She has experience across a broad range of industries including aviation, financial services, waste management, healthcare, energy and resources, engineering services and retail.


Lil holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales.

Experience & expertise

Selected matters

  • Paragon Care on its merger of equals with Quantum Health via scheme of arrangement
  • The Riverside Company on its separate acquisitions of Avance Clinical and Nabenet Health
  • Bain Capital on its investment into Allied Credit
  • EQT on its A$3.1 billion change of control approach to Iress Limited
  • Apex Group on its A$400 million acquisition of Mainstream group by way of scheme of arrangement, following a contest for control. This transaction won the 2022 Australian Law Awards mid-market deal of the year.
  • BINGO Industries 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
  • Bain Capital on its acquisition of Virgin Australia Group by way of deeds of company arrangement
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia on its sale of 55% of Colonial First State to KKR and $3.3 billion joint venture
  • Barrick Gold Corporation on the A$1.1 billion sale of its 50% interest in KCGM (the Super Pit)
  • Bingo Industries on the $50 million sale of its Banksmeadow facility to CPE Capital
  • The Foschini Group on its acquisition of Retail Apparel Group (the owner of the Tarocash, Connor, yd., Johnny Bigg and Rockwear brands) from Navis Capital Partners
  • Bingo Industries on its A$577 million acquisition of Dial-a-Dump Industries
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia on its sale of financial advisory business Count Financial to CountPlus
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia on its A$4.2 billion sale of Colonial First State Global Asset Management to Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
  • ERAMET SA on its successful A$350 million hostile off-market takeover bid for Mineral Deposits Limited
  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia on its A$3.8 billion sale of its Australian and New Zealand life insurance business to AIA
  • Bingo Industries on its acquisitions of National Recycling Group and Patons Lane Recycling Centre and Landfill
  • Ausenco on its A$160 million (EV) acquisition by RCF by way of scheme
  • CDPQ on its 44% stake in insurance distributor Greenstoneyeo
  • Broadspectrum’s response to the A$1.3 billion (EV) unsolicited takeover bid by Ferrovial
  • Roc Oil on its proposed A$900 million merger with Horizon Oil and subsequent takeover by Fosun. This deal was nominated as M&A Deal of the Year at the 2015 Australasian Lawyer awards