Head of Infrastructure, Mining and Commodities, Australia
James Stewart is a leading corporate finance lawyer.
James is a mergers & acquisitions, corporate and securities lawyer specialising in public company takeovers, including hostile and competitive bids and proceedings before the Takeovers Panel, equity capital markets and private equity. James has significant experience on cross-border mergers and acquisitions in the South East Asia region and was recognised by his peers as one of Australia’s Best Lawyers (2010) in Mergers & Acquisitions.
James was a lead partner in the International Financial Law Review (ILFR) 2009 Asia Awards M&A Deal of the Year and nominee for M&A Team of the Year, China Law & Practice Awards 2009 M&A Deal of the Year and FinanceAsia’s 2008 Deal of the Year.