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Stephen in 60 seconds

Stephen specialises in commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and competition and consumer law, across the banking and financial services, technology and media, and government sectors.

Stephen advises Australian and international clients on commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and competition and consumer law, across banking and financial services, technology and media, and government sectors.

His clients include Macquarie Bank, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, and Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW).

Stephen has recently advised Macquarie on the acquisition of a substantial loan portfolio and the ACCC regulated acquisition by Macquarie Premium Funding of the Pacific Premium Funding business from GE Capital.

He has also advised public sector clients, including TfNSW and RailCorp, on the sale and large scale transfer of assets, strategic supply arrangements and governance issues.

Qualifications

  • B Sc, MLLP


Stephen's Recent Experience

Big 4 Australian Bank

Advising on the replacement and upgrade of this Big 4 Bank's entire ATM network across Australia and the procurement of security and managed services.

Big 4 Australian Bank

Advising on the design, development and roll-out of a revolutionary new point of sale payment solution - comprising a secure merchant terminal and open platform for the deployment of software apps - which is set to transform the way business operates.

ESPN

Acted for ESPN International on its acquisition of Australia's largest sports tipping and fantasy games platform, FootyTips.

Macquarie

Advised Macquarie in respect of the acquisition of substantial residential mortgage loan portfolios, including all aspects of structuring, negotiating and documenting the complex acquisition structure and ongoing servicing arrangements.

Receivers of ABC Learning Centres

Advised the receivers and managers of ABC Learning, one of the largest and most complex receiverships in Australian corporate history, on the sale of over 1,000 childcare centres in Australia.