Alix Poole is an associate in our Real Estate Practice Group, advising public sector and private clients on property development, construction and infrastructure projects. Her experience includes advising on large, complex disputes arising out of major construction projects.

    Alix also has corporate experience advising listed and unlisted corporations in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint venture arrangements, asset acquisitions and divestments, capital markets transactions (including IPOs, rights issues and placements), and corporate governance and regulatory matters, including compliance with the Corporations Act 2001, ASX Listing Rules and proceedings in the Takeovers Panel.

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    • Acted for clients in relation to arbitration proceedings under the ICC Rules in Singapore arising out of the AU$65 billion Ichthys LNG project.
    • Acted for a Chinese state-owned entity in its dispute with a contractor arising out of the AU$11 billion Roy Hill iron ore project under UNCITRAL Rules in Singapore.
    • Acted for various clients in relation to adjudication applications under the security payment legislation in Western Australia (Construction Contracts Act 2004).
    • Acted for Roy Hill Station Pty Ltd in the sale of a pastoral lease and a parcel of freehold land known as “Roy Hill Station” to Gina Rinehart’s Roy Hill Iron Ore Pty Ltd. The transaction included the sale of approximately 6,000 head of cattle, as well as other pastoral equipment.
    • Acted for a consortium in relation to the acquisition of the Midland Brick business from ASX-listed company Boral Limited for AU$80million.
    • Acted for a private equity firm in relation to the divestment of an interest in a Northern Territory mining asset.
    • Advised on the AU$6 million IPO and ASX listing of medical imaging software developer, Singular Health Group Ltd.
    • Acted for ASX-listed Sezzle Inc. in relation to its AU$86.3 million capital raising by way of a fully underwritten institutional placement and security purchase plan.
    • Acted for Hong Kong-based YGH Australia Investment Pty Ltd (Yansteel) in relation to its investment to acquire 50% of the Thunderbird Mineral Sands Project for AU$130.1 million by way of the formation of an incorporated joint venture with ASX-listed Sheffield Resources Limited.
    • Acted for Hong Kong-based YGH Australia Investment Pty Ltd (Yansteel) in relation to its AU$12.9 million subscription into ASX-listed Sheffield Resources Limited.
    • Acted for an ASX listed company in relation to proceedings commenced in the Takeovers Panel relating to association and other matters.
    • Acted for a range of companies in relation to members’ meetings, employee share schemes, Takeovers Panel proceedings and corporate governance and regulatory matters including compliance with the Corporations Act 2001, ASX Listing Rules and Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act.
    • Acted for various not-for-profit clients in relation to the incorporation and establishment of incorporated associations and companies limited by guarantee.

    Education

    • College of Law Western Australia, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, 2019
    • Murdoch University, LL.B, 2018
    • University of Western Australia, B.Sc., 2015

    Admissions

    • Supreme Court of Western Australia, 2019
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