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Richard Graham

Richard Graham


Richard Graham

Richard Graham is a corporate lawyer with over 20 years' experience in mergers & acquisitions, asset transfers, joint ventures, funds management, corporate governance, capital management, corporate reconstructions and major projects. Richard has worked across a wide range of industries during his career, but he specialises in advising clients in respect of significant transactions in the real estate and infrastructure sectors. Richard mostly advises large listed and proprietary companies, funds, family offices and government.

Richard is a recommended lawyer in the Doyles Guide for leading M&A lawyers in Sydney, Australia.

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  • MGPA on the establishment of its Australian business and on the acquisition and financing of commercial property in Sydney and Perth
  • Lend Lease Primelife Limited on the restructure of its management rights over 12 retirement villages owned by Australian Property Custodian Holdings Limited arising as a result of the insolvency of APCH
  • APA Group on its AUD$526 million restructure and sale of 80% of its Queensland gas distribution network
  • Publishing & Broadcasting Limited on the creation of PBL Media and its disposal of a 50 per cent (AUD$5.5 billion) economic interest in PBL Media to CVC Asia Pacific Ltd

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Sydney (BA) 1994
  • Bond University (LLB) 1996
  • Admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales 1997
  • University of New South Wales (MLM) 2000
  • Senior Associate, Gilbert & Tobin 2000-2006
  • Partner, Chang, Pistilli & Simmons 2008
  • Joined Clifford Chance as a Partner 2011
  • Clifford Chance, Tokyo 2018
  • Registered as Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi (New South Wales, Australia) 2018

Professional bodies

  • Australian Corporate Law Association
  • Law Society of New South Wales