Connor McClymont is a senior associate in the Corporate and Data Privacy, Cybersecurity & Digital Assets Practice Groups. Connor advises on a wide range of corporate transactions, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, joint venture interests, projects and capital markets, particularly for clients in the natural resources and minerals sector. Connor has acted on behalf of both operators and minority interest holders on legal matters impacting ownership and control of some of the largest and longstanding resource projects in Australia. Connor also has particular expertise in data privacy and cybersecurity regulatory compliance and best practice, where he works with clients to implement bespoke compliance frameworks and offers advice grounded in understanding the nature of their operations. He has advised clients on a range of matters in related fields, including Australia’s foreign investment regime.
Connor’s corporate transactional experience includes advising on a variety of public and private mergers and acquisitions; cross-border transactions; and joint venture establishment and investment and capital market raisings, such as initial public offerings, rights issues and placements.
In relation to data privacy and cybersecurity, Connor advises on domestic and international standards and regulatory regimes, as well as data transfer compliance in domestic and cross-border transactions. He is adept at developing effective privacy policies and internal operative procedures and has undertaken in-depth due diligence and audits on operational practice to evaluate privacy processes, identify risk and advise on best practice compliance updates.
Connor was named as a Rising Star for Corporate and Commercial Law in Western Australia in Doyle’s Guide 2022 and was a finalist in the Projects, Energy and Resources category in Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 in 2023.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Equity Capital Markets
Projects and Resources
General Corporate Advisory
Data Privacy and Cybersecurity