What is a mergers & acquisition lawyer?
A lawyer who works in mergers & acquisitions facilitates deals between commercial parties when forming one bigger company or when consolidating assets. M&A lawyers provide an expert service that is integral to most private and public company deals. Additionally, they strategically work to give companies a competitive advantage while minimising the risk.
When will I need a mergers & acquisition lawyer?
Situations where your company may need the expertise of an M&A lawyer include:
- Executing and defending takeover bids;
- Implementing mergers by a scheme of arrangement;
- If you need assistance with a demerger which results in two separate entities;
- Assisting with complicated share or assets acquisitions;
- Assisting with complex private equity structuring;
- Providing advice to investors on market strategies;
- If applicable obtaining FIRB, ASX and ASIC approval/waivers to conduct a merger or acquisition.
The regulatory framework of this area of law combined with the competitive marketplace is a complex environment. Having a lawyer who is versed in dealing with these transactions is a helpful and valuable person to seek advice from to ensure your company is making the right choice.
What will a mergers & acquisition lawyer provide?
A lawyer who works in mergers & acquisitions will be able to provide their client’s legal knowledge of the regulatory boundaries combined with extensive knowledge of the commercial market. This combined knowledge provides clients with up to date advice which is vital for a business to reach their goals.
How much will a mergers & acquisition lawyer charge?
Legal costs can be unpredictable and expensive. Our aim at LawPath is to provide you with legal options that are fast, affordable and transparent. By providing you with fixed priced quotes this means you are always aware of the costs and make the best decision for your company in the competitive market.