Baker McKenzie corporate lawyer comes to JWS

Isaac Evans brings more than 14 years of experience to the Brisbane office

Baker McKenzie corporate lawyer comes to JWS
Isaac Evans

Baker McKenzie senior corporate advisory and transactional lawyer Isaac Evans has joined Johnson Winter Slattery (JWS) as a special counsel in Brisbane.

Evans brings over 14 years of experience in public and private M&A, equity capital markets, private equity, and reconstructions. His clients include organisations in Queensland, across Australia, and internationally.

He has tackled matters across the financial services, technology, renewables and clean energy, critical minerals, consumer goods, and transport sectors. He also takes on corporate and board advisory work, such as issues related to corporate governance, directors’ duties, securities law, and regulatory compliance.

In his new role, Evans will work closely with the corporate and energy and resources teams in Brisbane. He will also be part of the national corporate team and board advisory and governance group.

Advising Fyfe shareholders on acquisition by Mercury Capital

A team from JWS also guided the shareholders of integrated engineering, environment, planning and survey firm Fyfe through Mercury Capital’s acquisition of a controlling interest in Fyfe Group.

The shareholders retained a substantial stake in the business. Corporate/PE partners Jonathan Cheyne and Andrew Turner took the lead on the deal, working with associates Nathan Shapiro and Trent Candy.


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