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Paul Washington
|Special Counsel

Paul Washington practises in corporate and commercial law, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and private equity transactions, and ASX and Corporations Act advice. He has advised on some of the largest transactions in the Australian market.

Paul acts for both listed and unlisted Australian and international clients in a range of sectors, particularly financial services, mining and mining services, healthcare, agribusiness and listed trusts.

His leading clients include Apollo Global Management LP, Gloucester Coal, Lazard, Select Harvests, and Sigma Pharmaceuticals, as well as a number of financial services firms, stockbrokers and corporate advisers to whom he provides advice in all areas of corporate and securities law.

Prior to joining MinterEllison, Paul worked with another Australian top tier firm where he advised on significant transactions for clients such as Zinifex, WMC Resources and Dyno Nobel.

SB&G Hotel Group acquires A$500m hotel portfolio

Acted for SB&G Hotel Group on its hotel portfolio acquisition from Eureka Funds Management.  The portfolio of hotels includes the Intercontinental Melbourne, Crowne Plaza Melbourne, Crowne Plaza Coogee, Crowne Plaza Canberra and Holiday Inn Potts Point. SB&G Hotel Group is now the largest owner of IHG-operated hotels in Australia, employing more than 800 staff.