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Bruce is one of Australia's leading corporate lawyers and a specialist advisor to public and private sector corporations, working with their boards and senior executives on developing strategies and management tools to support their business endeavours. He is also a highly-regarded commentator on directors' duties and crisis management issues and has played a leading role in the public debate on corporate governance in Australia.
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Bruce has a strong IPO practice and extensive experience in advising underwriters and companies from a diverse range of sectors and their financial advisers on capital markets transactions of all sizes. His experience includes both domestic and international securities offerings, both in Australia and in Asia.
Bruce is the Chairman of Minter Ellison and a senior corporate lawyer with over 30 years' experience advising Australia's top public and private companies and government corporations.
Acknowledged as one of Australia's leading corporate advisers and a significant contributor to corporate law and regulatory reform in this country, his experience spans capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and high-level corporate and commercial advice.
He is the author of the highly-acclaimed Protecting Your Position series, key reference guides to the legislative regimes that impose personal liability on Australian company directors and officers or those who serve on boards of Commonwealth Government companies or authorities.
One of Australia's leading corporate lawyers, Bruce is highly-respected for his key advisory role in many of the market's significant and complex public and private company mergers, acquisitions, takeovers and joint ventures. He works with clients on their most strategic deals, drawing on more than 30 years' accumulated knowledge and experience of successful domestic and multi-jurisdictional transactions.
Over more than 20 years Bruce has played key roles in privatisations of public assets, both in Australia and in Fiji. He is regarded as one of the region's leading advisors on issues that impact the sale of government owned assets and has advised on sales in the agribusiness, transport, electricity and telecommunications sectors.