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David Inglis

A broadly experienced corporate lawyer with strong international credentials, David Inglis advises private and public sector clients on a wide range of general corporate and commercial matters and mergers and acquisitions. David has experience working within Australia, China and the South East Asian region. He has an extensive background in advising on international trade matters and has expertise in Asian legal regimes.

David provides commercial advice to clients across a range of industries and sectors, including agribusiness, automotive, manufacturing, technology, media and telecommunications, and retirement villages and aged care.

David’s focus is on domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, insurance and corporate risk and international trade. Areas of speciality include joint ventures, partnerships, company structuring and related commercial arrangements, management and leverage buy-outs, contractual arrangements, private equity raising, venture capital, supply and distribution, commercial licensing and intellectual property licensing. David is Chairman of the firm's International Trade Group.

David’s longstanding clients include Air Liquide Australia, Invensys PLC, Hertz Group, Lend Lease, Futuris Automotive, Manheim Auction Group, Ferro Group, Ford Motor Company and Robert Bosch.

David is Chairman of the Melbourne office. He has published and presented extensively on issues and developments relevant to the industries he works in and, more generally, on doing business in Asia.

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