Blair is an associate in our Corporate Practice Group. He advises clients (including listed and unlisted entities, incorporated associations, insolvency professionals and individuals) on corporate- and commercial-related transactions, focusing on business, asset and share sales/acquisitions. He also has experience in negotiating various commercial agreements, including sale agreements, shareholder agreements, trust deeds and company constitutions, as well as coordinating due diligence enquiries, analysing and reviewing project contracts and recommending action items, and assisting with resource transactions involving mining and exploration joint ventures, tenement and mineral rights sale and purchase transactions.

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    • Various transactional matters (business, asset and share sales/acquisitions).
    • Drafting and negotiating various commercial agreements, including sale/acquisition agreements, settlement deeds, confidentiality agreements, trust deeds, company constitutions, partnership agreements and shareholder agreements.
    • Drafting of, and variation to, various discretionary trust deeds and unit trust deeds (in both the private wealth and estate planning context, as well as a corporate context).
    • Coordination of due diligence enquiries and compilation of transaction-specific and non-transaction-specific due diligence reports.
    • Verification of prospectuses and other offer documents, including information memorandums and product disclosure statements.
    • Analysing and reviewing project contracts and recommending action items for material issues.
    • General commercial/operational regulatory advice.
    • Drafting and negotiating outsource agreements, software as a service agreements, licence agreements, deeds of agreement, distribution agreements, services agreements, offtake agreements, lease and leaseback agreements, agency agreements and referral agreements.
    • Company secretarial/corporate governance, including ASIC and ASX compliance.
    • Assisting in the preparation of primary and secondary equity capital raisings (using various forms of prospectus and offer documents).
    • Preparation of notices of meeting and advice in relation to general commercial and corporate compliance for listed and unlisted public companies.
    • Assisting with resources transactions involving mining and exploration joint ventures, tenement and mineral rights sale and purchase transactions, farm-ins and royalty agreements.
    • Incorporation and establishment of public and proprietary limited companies (including preparation of all relevant company books and registers).

    Education

    • College of Law, Diploma of Legal Practice, 2016
    • Murdoch University, Bachelor of Commerce, BCom, 2015
    • Murdoch University, Bachelor of Laws, LL.B., 2015

    Admissions

    • Australia, 2016
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