Matthew Johnson > Hogan Lovells > Perth, Australia > Lawyer Profile

Hogan Lovells
LEVEL 13, ST GEORGES SQUARE
225 ST GEORGES TERRACE
PERTH WA 6000
Australia

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Partner

Career

Matthew Johnson brings a wealth of experience in the area of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and securities law. He advises on a wide range of domestic and cross-border transactional and corporate advisory matters, primarily in the energy and resources sector. He is also the global head of Mining at Hogan Lovells.

Matthew has experience advising bidders and target companies in respect of M&A (takeovers and schemes of arrangement) of publicly listed companies, unlisted entities and business/asset acquisitions and divestments, advising companies and investors on domestic and international equity and debt capital raisings, including initial public offerings, dual listings, share placements, rights issues, convertible notes, and other securities. He advises on a range of corporate matters, including commercial and contractual matters, corporate governance, and regulatory compliance issues.

Languages

English, French, German

Memberships

Law Society Of England And Wales

Law Society Of Western Australia

Law Society Of New South Wales

Australian Institute Of Company Directors

Law Council Of Australia – Business Law Section

Law Council Of Australia – Foreign Investment

Education

B.A. (Hons), Kingston University

Lawyer Rankings

Australia > Corporate and M&A

Hogan Lovells advises clients in a range of sectors, including financial services, mining, industrials, and technology on high-value and business-critical M&A and financing matters. The team is integrated with the firm’s global platform, allowing it to access multi-jurisdictional expertise on cross-border mandates, and collaborate with finance, tax, and regulatory practices elsewhere in the firm. Matthew Johnson leads the team from Perth and offers significant experience in mergers, takeovers, and general corporate advisory matters, including corporate governance and regulatory compliance. In Sydney, David Holland and Charles Bogle are key names, recommended for their expertise in complex M&A, takeovers, and private equity deals.

Australia > Natural resources (transactions and regulatory)

Hogan Lovells advises inbound and outbound investors on a range of natural resources transactions, with particular strength in global gold mining. The Perth-based team regularly works with other offices worldwide on deals in Africa and Southeast Asia, acting for multinational mining companies and resources-focused investment funds. Matthew Johnson leads the team and is the firm’s global head of mining, with significant experience in M&A and wider corporate advice to domestic and international mining companies. Sydney’s Charles Bogle regularly advises financial investors and private equity funds on their investments in Australia.