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Latest Case

Providing strategic advice on expansion structures November 16, 2018

Founded in Bondi Beach in 2012, Bailey Nelson has rapidly grown into a global eyewear retailer and service provider with boutiques in Australia, London, Canada and New Zealand. The strong demand for their products and … Continued

Latest News

Maddocks advises Kidman Resources on its successful $776 million scheme of arrangement September 12, 2019

Thursday 12 September The Federal Court has today approved the $776 million acquisition of Kidman by Wesfarmers by way of a scheme of arrangement. Maddocks has advised Kidman over its growth story, from tenement acquisitions, … Continued

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New franchising disclosure document guidance – your document may not measure up September 18, 2019

Franchising in Australia is a sector under scrutiny. The sector has been digesting the content of the Fairness in Franchising report and the inter-agency Franchising Taskforce has been established. In the meantime, the Australian Competition … Continued

Damien Wurzel Partner

Background

Damien specialises in M&A transactions (public and private) and provides advisory services across various industries including health, manufacturing, wholesaling, property and construction. Highly regarded by his clients, Damien is recognised for his technical competence, commercial acumen and his ability to project manage complex commercial projects.

He has a deep knowledge of the pharmaceutical supply chain and regulatory overlays and is recognised by clients, government, financiers and other stakeholders as a leading adviser to the industry. Damien is a regular presenter on issues relevant to the pharmaceutical benefits scheme and his insights are widely sought.

Damien’s client roster also involves acting for EU and South East Asian domiciled organisations who seek him out to represent their interests in the region.

Legal Expertise

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Commercial contracts
  • Corporate & Commercial law

Significant Leadership Positions

  • Committee member and fellow of the Australian College of Pharmacy.
  • Committee member of, and legal advisor to, the French Australia Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Recognition

  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014, 2016 and 2018, Damien is recommended for Corporate/M&A.
  • Doyle’s Guide 2015, Damien is recommended for Corporate Law.
  • Doyle’s Guide 2011 and 2013, Damien is recommended for M&A.
  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2011, recognised for Corporate/M&A – where the commentary states he is a “key asset and a trusted advisor“.