Diana Nicholson is a Senior Partner in the Mergers and Acquisitions practice in the Melbourne office of Mallesons Stephen Jaques. Her practice primarily involves securities industry law, fundraising, acquisitions and takeovers, as well as the more general aspects of commercial law.
In recent years Diana has acted on a range of fundraising matters, including hybrid issues, placements and employee executive share and option plans.
She has also acted on various business and company acquisitions and divestments, as well as on a range of corporate governance and general issues, such as the establishment of joint ventures and corporate reconstructions.
Diana has been recommended in Corporate/M&A by Chambers Global Guide 2009 and was "rated highly" by APL 500 2007/2008. She was also recognised in the 2009 edition of the Guide to the World's Leading Capital Markets Lawyers produced by Euromoney's Legal Media Group.
In ALB's Guide to Infrastructure 2008, clients said Diana had "excelled in her work for major Australian banks" and had "a good understanding of commercial drivers".
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