Peter joins Mallesons from Blake Dawson where he was a leading partner in their Melbourne corporate team, acting for a number of major listed and non listed companies , particularly in the financial services and resources sectors. Peter will complement Mallesons' strong and market leading M&A team with his proven track record in public and private M&A as well as his strong credentials in equity capital market transactions. Before joining Blake Dawson, Peter was the Deputy General Counsel for ANZ Bank.
Mallesons Chief Executive Partner, Robert Milliner, said: “we look forward to Peter joining us, he brings with him a wealth of experience which will add further depth and breadth of capability to the practice. He is a strong strategic fit with the direction of the firm’s M&A team as we move forward with our 2015 strategic plan.”
Mallesons’ M&A Practice Team Leader, Craig Semple, said Peter’s appointment is a great coup for the firm and sees it as an endorsement of the position of the Group in the Melbourne market.
“I am thrilled with Peter's decision to join our Group. He is a fantastic, client focussed corporate lawyer with wide ranging skills, great energy and who wins the trust of clients.”
Peter will officially start with Mallesons in early 2012.
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