Andrew Bini

Special Counsel

Andrew is a senior member of the financial services and corporate transactions team.

Profile

Andrew is a senior commercial lawyer with degrees in both law and science (majoring in earth science). After initially working as a geologist, Andrew qualified as a lawyer and gained over 29 years’ of experience in mergers and acquisitions and advisory matters while acting for a wide range of industry clients, including exploration and mining companies, rolling stock manufacturers and maintenance providers and major landlords.

Background

Andrew is a graduate of Monash University (B.Sc (Hons), LLB). Andrew was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Victoria in April 1989.

Andrew has practised exclusively as a commercial transactional/advisory lawyer since commencing practice.

Experience and Expertise

After admission to practise, Andrew gained significant exposure to major mergers and acquisitions matters involving the disposal of various large-scale manufacturing businesses. With a background in earth science, Andrew soon focused on exploration and mining mergers and acquisitions matters and developed a practice acting for listed public mining companies involved in projects across Australia and in South Africa. Andrew has acted for high net worth individuals, some of the country’s largest privately held mining companies and listed public companies. Andrew’s expertise includes the preparation and negotiation of complex commercial transaction documents relating to major projects.

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rules advice, including IPO’s, rights issues and compliance advice
  • Competition and Consumer Act advice
  • Franchising Code of Conduct advice
  • Retail and commercial leasing advice

Professional Membership

  • Law Institute of Victoria

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws – 1989
  • Bachelor of Science – Honours (Earth Science) – 1983
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