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Maddocks

ANGEL PLACE, 123 PITT STREET, SYDNEY, NSW 2000, AUSTRALIA
Tel:
Work +61 2 8223 6100
Fax:
Fax +61 2 9221 0872
Email:
Web:
www.maddocks.com.au
Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
Maddocks, Duncan Hall, Sydney, AUSTRALIA

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Duncan Hall

Tel:
Work 61 2 9291 6131
Email:
Web:
www.maddocks.com.au/our-people/duncan-hall/
Maddocks

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial

Position

Partner

Career

Duncan’s practice is principally transactional and general commercial. He has a wide client base spanning public listed companies, private equity houses, government and SME’s across a wide range of industries including financial services, retail, manufacturing, entertainment and wholesale distribution.

Duncan is endorsed by his clients and provides practical and commercial advice that protect his clients interests and achieve their objectives. He was acknowledged in the fields of Corporate/M&A and Private Equity in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015 and Chambers Asia Pacific 2015, international client guides to law firms where rankings are based on peer assessment and client interviews. Duncan has attracted strong client praise for his commercial acuity, timely delivery and ability to “integrate advice from other parts of the firm.”

Member

Law Society of New South Wales

AVCAL

Education

LLB, BA, University of Sydney, 1994


Australia

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Maddocks has a focus on mid-cap work and frequently acts for small to medium-sized listed companies, large private companies and local subsidiaries of global corporations. The 29-partner team, which is led by Damien Wurzel and Duncan Hall, specialises in the education, government, infrastructure, professional services, retail, and technology sectors and has seen increased healthcare sector work, which is a focus area for Lucille Scomazzon. Andrew McNee advised the founders and operators of the Manly Fast Ferry on their divestment of the company to the National Roads and Motorists' Association (NRMA), Stuart Napthali assisted Direct Capital with the management buyout of Marvel Packers, and Ron Smooker acted for the shareholders of Norman Disney & Young on its sale to Tetra Tech. In the pharmaceutical sector, Wurzel advised the shareholders of Alchemy Holdings on its sale of HPS to pharmaceutical and animal health products maker EBOS. The team also includes retail and franchise expert Greg Hipwell and Catherine Debreceny, who has a focus on private equity matters. Catherine Merity and special counsel Rosamond Sayer joined from DLA Piper.

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