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Corrs Chambers Westgarth

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Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Port Moresby, Sydney

Adam Foreman

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Corrs Chambers Westgarth

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Corporate Advisory




Adam Foreman is a Partner in the Corporate, Finance and Tax practice group in the Sydney office of Corrs Chambers Westgarth.

Adam has acted on a broad range of domestic and cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers and schemes of arrangement (both friendly and contested), joint ventures and strategic alliances, debt restructurings and equity and debt capital markets offerings. 

Adam also has extensive experience advising boards and senior management on governance and compliance issues and in dealing with key regulators including ASIC, ASX, ACMA, FIRB and the Takeovers Panel.

He has worked across a number of industries but has significant market experience and expertise in the media, telecommunications and financial services sectors.


Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Corrs Chambers Westgarth’s capabilities encompass the technology, media and telecoms, healthcare, energy and real estate sectors. The 34-partner team, which is headed by Sandy Mak, maintains a busy China desk. It has been bolstered by Adam Foreman joining from Clayton UtzKon Mellos, who has a focus on advising financial institutions, from Herbert Smith Freehills; and Fadi Khoury from Norton Rose Fulbright. Jonathan Farrer is representing the Life Without Barriers and Cerebral Palsy Alliance on its successful bids as part of the NSW government privatisation process for disability services. Justin Fox assisted SMS Management & Technology with its proposed acquisition by ASX-listed technology services management company DWS; he also acted for Southern Cross Media Group on the sale of its Northern NSW Television operations to WIN. Cross-border work included Mak’s advice to a Singapore-based security company on the acquisition of one of Australia’s largest privately owned security companies. Special counsel Joanne Dwyer is also recommended.

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Media and entertainment

Within: Media and entertainment

Corrs Chambers Westgarthprovides an excellent service’ and possesses ‘great media sector knowledge’. Practice head Richard Leder is ‘succinct and approachable, with a vast knowledge of the industry’. Defamation is a core focus and the team represented actress Rebel Wilson in her highly publicised claim against Bauer Media, which (prior to a successful appeal) resulted in the highest award for defamation-related damages in Australian history. James North is the name to note on the transactional side; he advised Toronto-based Blue Ant Media on its purchase of Australian media company Racat Group. Other areas of expertise include contempt, privacy, and legislative restrictions. Adam Foreman joined from Clayton Utz. Special counsel Jennifer Dean is recommended for competition and regulatory matters in the media sector.

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